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Bong   /bɑŋ/   Listen
Bong

noun
1.
A dull resonant sound as of a bell.






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"Bong" Quotes from Famous Books



... my evasion pattern already—either guessed it or had some new calculator that was far and beyond anything our techs were turning out. I could tell he'd anticipated me by the Bong-Sonic roll ...
— Dogfight—1973 • Dallas McCord Reynolds

... had the sense of being admired, caressed. With a careless air, that sat grotesquely on his tall square person, he walked up to the door; both girls stood in the passage. Swithin felt a confused desire to speak in some foreign tongue. "Maam'selles," he began, "er—bong jour-er, ...
— Forsyte Saga • John Galsworthy

... my furrin co-profeshunal LHEROT, the himminint Waiter, wot nobbled the bomb-ta-ra (hif I may so igspress my sentimenx) waggybun, RAVACHOL. This Waiter is wot my french frend calls a 'Tray bong Gassong,' and the wunnerful manner the french Waiters has of carryin a tray loded with drinkabels is worthy of the hippythep. He sez orlso has is name, hinsted of LHEROT, ort to be andid down to posterittory as 'L'HEROS'—wich word ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 102, April 9th, 1892 • Various

... grin: the gods laughed, men laughed, and animals laughed. Nature was considered as a sort of fantastic being, with a turn for the humorous; and the world was treated as a sort of extended jest-book, where the poet pointed out the bon-mots [Footnote: French; pronounced bong-mos.] and acted in some degree as corrector of the Press. If he discharged this office sometimes in the sarcastic spirit of a Mephistopheles, this, too, was considered as part of his functions. He was the Ter'roe Fil'ius [Footnote: Terroe Filius, son of the earth; that is, a human being.] ...
— Mosaics of Grecian History • Marcius Willson and Robert Pierpont Willson



Words linked to "Bong" :   resound, ring, reverberate, echo, sound



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