Definition of bong noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//bɒŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɑːŋ//
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  1. 1the sound made by a large bell the bongs of Big Ben
  2. 2a long pipe for smoking cannabis and other drugs, which passes the smoke through a container of water See related entries: Addiction
  3. Word Originsense 1 1920s (originally US): imitative.sense 2 1970s: from Thai baung, literally ‘cylindrical wooden tube’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bong