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ding-a-ling

[ ding-uh-ling ]
/ ˈdɪŋ əˌlɪŋ /
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noun Slang.
a stupid, foolish, or eccentric person.
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Origin of ding-a-ling

First recorded in 1930–35; rhyming compound imitative of a bell

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