Origin of ding-dong
Related Words for ding-dongass, dummy, jackass, half-wit, oaf, idiot, nitwit, imbecile, ninny, blockhead, moron, ignoramus, simpleton, dunce, nincompoop, numskull, dolt, lunkhead, meathead
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Contemporary Examples of ding-dong
I called it “ding-dong diplomacy”; Governor Richardson wisely pointed out that “basketball diplomacy” is better than none.Pyongyang Primer: Kenneth Bae Comes Home
November 15, 2014
Historical Examples of ding-dong
Now we'll see a ding-dong finish, if the Black doesn't show a streak of yellow.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
Bradbury and Evans are going at it, ding-dong, and are wild with excitement.The Letters of Charles Dickens
Cal was to stay and guard the camp with Ding-dong for a companion.
Ding-dong, who didn't object to the luxuries of life, sighed.
But Ding-dong, though deliberate in his speech, was quick in action.
- a violent exchange of blows or words
- (as modifier)a ding-dong battle in the board room