- a loud, confused noise; a continued loud or tumultuous sound; noisy clamor.
- to assail with din.
- to sound or utter with clamor or persistent repetition.
- to make a din.
Origin of din1
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Examples from the Web for dinned
He dinned his words into her ears; she ran off to the property room.
This was dinned into his ears so often that he finally came to believe it.
Day after day, Margherita had dinned the name of Caponsacchi into the wife's ears.Browning's Heroines
Ethel Colburn Mayne
That question was dinned into his ears and into his consciousness by his brain and his heart.'Drag' Harlan
Charles Alden Seltzer
As he grew older, she had dinned that big truth into his small mind.Tom Strong, Lincoln's Scout
Alfred Bishop Mason
- a formerly used logarithmic expression of the speed of a photographic film, plate, etc, given as –10log 10 E, where E is the exposure of a point 0.1 density units above the fog level; high-speed films have high numbersCompare ISO rating
- a system of standard plugs, sockets, and cables formerly used for interconnecting domestic audio and video equipment
- a loud discordant confused noise
- (tr usually foll by into) to instil (into a person) by constant repetition
- (tr) to subject to a din
- (intr) to make a din
- a particular religious law; the halacha about something
- the ruling of a Beth Din or religious court
- Islam religion in general, esp the beliefs and obligations of Islam
Word Origin and History for dinned
Old English dyne (n.), dynian (v.), from Proto-Germanic *duniz (cf. Old Norse dynr, Danish don, Middle Low German don "noise"), from PIE root *dwen- "to make noise" (cf. Sanskrit dhuni "roaring, a torrent").