- the condition of being dingy.
- Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a black person.
Origin of dinge
Examples from the Web for dinge
Historical Examples of dinge
Say, Berk, you don't want to be seen walking with that 'dinge.'Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist
The writer drank tea from it recently, and also laughed at the dinge.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)
John Henry Menton took off his hat, bulged out the dinge and smoothed the nap with care on his coatsleeve.Ulysses
Doch es freut mich, Dinge poetisch durchzusetzen, an deren poetischer Darstellbarkeit wohl die meisten Menschen verzweifeln.Types of Weltschmerz in German Poetry
Wilhelm Alfred Braun
He went to dinner glum and silent, and his mood threw a dinge even over the children.Five Tales
Word Origin for dinge
- a Black person
- of or relating to Black people
- to make a dent in (something)
- a dent