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bong 1(bŏng, bông)
A deep ringing sound, as of a bell.
v. bonged, bong·ing, bongs
To cause to sound with a deep ringing noise.
To make a deep ringing noise.
bong 2(bŏng, bông)
A water pipe that consists of a bottle or a vertical tube partially filled with liquid and a smaller tube ending in a bowl, used often in smoking narcotic substances.
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a deep reverberating sound, as of a large bell
to make a deep reverberating sound
[C20: of imitative origin]
a type of water pipe for smoking marijuana, crack, etc
[C20: of unknown origin]
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1. a dull, resonant sound, as of a bell.v.i.
2. to produce this sound.
a type of hookah or water pipe for smoking marijuana or other drugs.
[1970–75; of uncertain orig.]
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Past participle: bonged
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|Noun||1.||bong - a dull resonant sound as of a bell|
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
|Verb||1.||bong - ring loudly and deeply; "the big bell bonged"|
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