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View synonyms for bingle

bingle

1

[ bing-guhl ]

noun

, Baseball Slang.


bingle

2

[ bing-guhl ]

noun

, Australian Informal.
  1. a collision, especially an automobile accident.

bingle

/ ˈbɪŋɡəl /

noun

  1. old-fashioned.
    a minor crash or upset, as in a car or on a surfboard


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bingle1

1900–05, Americanism; perhaps b(at) 1 + (s)ingle

Origin of bingle2

Perhaps expressive alteration of bang 1; -le

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bingle1

C20: of uncertain origin

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Example Sentences

I have already informed you that my name is not Bingle and I have now to add that neither is it Cann.

Turn in, Gadsby, and I'll bring Bingle back—ahem—'hell-for-leather.'

One and all, individually and collectively, they are there with the healthy bingle.

I wish Joe was a better hitter, but maybe he can knock out a bingle that will do the trick.

He spent his life searching for specimens of the Bingle-weed and the five-leaved Funglebid.

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