Origin of ding-dong
Examples from the Web for ding-dong
I called it “ding-dong diplomacy”; Governor Richardson wisely pointed out that “basketball diplomacy” is better than none.
There was Ding-dong out in the rain, and drenched to the skin, peering into the cave.
The ding-dong of that buoy bell never had sounded so near before.Witches Cove|Roy J. Snell
See how he stands astonished, as old Adam and Eve ply their ding-dong!The Fortunes of Nigel|Sir Walter Scott
- a violent exchange of blows or words
- (as modifier)a ding-dong battle in the board room