- 1[intransitive] to make a sound like a bell The computer just dings when I press a key.
- 2 [transitive] ding something to cause slight damage to a car, etc. I dinged my passenger door.
- 3 [transitive] ding somebody to hit someone (figurative) My department got dinged by the budget cuts.
NAmE//dɪŋ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ding
he / she / it dings
past simple dinged
-ing form dinging