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dong1

[dawng, dong] /dɔŋ, dɒŋ/
noun
1.
a deep sound like that of a large bell.
Origin of dong1
1580-1590
1580-90; imitative; see ding-dong

dong2

[dawng, dong] /dɔŋ, dɒŋ/
noun, plural dong.
1.
the basic monetary unit of Vietnam, equal to 100 hao: replaced the southern piaster and the northern dong in 1978.
Origin
From the Vietnamese word đông

dong3

[dawng, dong] /dɔŋ, dɒŋ/
noun, Slang: Vulgar.
1.
Origin
An Americanism dating back to 1915-20; origin uncertain
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  • She must get through the day without him, ding, dong, she must get through all the years!

    Mistress Anne Temple Bailey
  • They will fight tomorrow at dong, as I told you, but the main body is not far from here.

    Rujub, the Juggler G. A. Henty
  • We must keep far away from them, and if your people take dong we can then join them if we like.

    Rujub, the Juggler G. A. Henty
  • William already had arrived, and with Pete and dong Ling had opened the house.

    Miss Billy Eleanor H. Porter
  • In the old days, under dong Ling's rule, there had been no gas stove.

    Miss Billy Married Eleanor H. Porter
  • dong Duong, about twenty kilometres to the south of Mi-son, marks the site of the ancient capital Indrapura.

  • And now the bell across the street began to ring its foolish chime—Richard was not coming, ding, dong.

    Mistress Anne Temple Bailey
  • donga, dong′ga, n. the South African name for a channel or gully formed by the action of water.

  • Then they turned the other two tiers all upon him, and at it both sides went ding, dong, till the guns were too hot to be worked.

    White Lies Charles Reade
British Dictionary definitions for dong

dong

/dɒŋ/
noun
1.
the deep reverberating sound of a large bell
2.
(Austral & NZ, informal) a heavy blow
3.
a slang word for penis
verb
4.
(intransitive) (of a bell) to make a deep reverberating sound
5.
(transitive) (Austral & NZ, informal) to strike or punch
Word Origin
C16: of imitative origin

dông

/dɒŋ/
noun
1.
the standard monetary unit of Vietnam, divided into 10 hào or 100 xu
Word Origin
from Vietnamese
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Word Origin and History for dong
n.

"penis," 1891, of unknown origin.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for dong

dong

noun

The penis

Related Terms

flong one's dong, pull one's pud

[1891+; origin unknown; possibly fr ding-dong fr dingus, a euphemism for the unnamable thing; perhaps echoic to suggest striking; compare wang]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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