Her smile flattered him; her frail, dinging hand flattered him.
If I'm to have any good, let it come of itself; not to keep dinging it, dinging it into one so.
These were succeeded by anchor and chain-cable forges, where sledgehammers were dinging upon iron all day long.
If it keeps the house quiet and saves you dinging at 'em all the time, I can do it, I suppose.
He doesn't, in the first place, and if he did, it would prob'ly be because you keep hinting at him and dinging at him so much.
Carefully and painfully she drew herself to her knees and, dinging to the rope, crept up the rock hand over hand.
He was always “dinging” against witchcraft; and one day a woman called Helen Kay took up her stool and went out of the church.
The old form of appeal has become insipid and uninspiring; the ear has become dull to its dinging.
The dinging down of the table was the signal of the rebellious ring leaders for open war.
Some distance away, they could hear the dinging of a cowbell.
1819, "to sound as metal when struck," possibly abstracted from ding-dong, of imitative origin. The meaning "to deal heavy blows" is c.1300, probably from Old Norse dengja "to hammer," perhaps also imitative. Meaning "dent" is 1960s. Related: Dinged; dinging.
Homeless: in the ding camp at San Jose