- a heap or pile.
Origin of bing1
- to go.
Origin of bing2
- Sir Rudolf,1902–97, English opera impresario born in Austria; in the U.S. 1949–97.
- a male given name.
- a variety of dark red or blackish sweet cherry.
Origin of Bing2
Examples from the Web for bing
Contemporary Examples of bing
I remember my sister being mindblown that Bing Crosby and David Bowie were singing “The Little Drummer Boy” together.How Questlove Is Bringing Music Back to Television
July 23, 2014
The stars kept coming: Bing Crosby, Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon.The Rise of the Malibu Movie Colony
April 29, 2014
Die Hard ends with John McClane reunited with his wife in the back of a limo while Bing Crosby sings “Let It Snow.”Seriously, ‘Die Hard’ Was a Novel Before It Was a Movie and a Good One
December 22, 2013
The “Bing It On” challenge gave Bing the attention it was seeking.
Recently, Twitter unveiled a translation tool that uses Bing and splashes a “Bing translator” label.
Historical Examples of bing
Together, more or less, ever since Winchester, and now—bing!Jill the Reckless
P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
All you had to do, he reflected, was to think yourself somewhere else, and—bing!Out Like a Light
Gordon Randall Garrett
He passed from the sidewalk into his own yard, with a subdued "Bing!"
As between the three he would, secretly, have voted for Mr. Bing.
If the truth were known about Bing he wouldn't be holding his head so high.
- dialect a heap or pile, esp of spoil from a mine
Word Origin for bing
- a popular search engine on the internet
- to search for (something on the internet) using Bing
Word Origin and History for bing
"heap or pile," 1510s, from Old Norse bingr "heap." Also used from early 14c. as a word for bin, perhaps from notion of "place where things are piled."