- 1[intransitive, transitive] ping (something) to make a short, high, ringing sound; to make something produce this sound
- 2 [intransitive] (of a car engine) to make knocking sounds because the fuel is not burning correctly
- 3[transitive] ping something to test whether an Internet connection is working by sending a signal to a computer and waiting for a reply
- 4[transitive] ping something (to somebody) (informal) to send an e-mail or a text message to someone I'll ping it to you later.
NAmE//pɪŋ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ping
he / she / it pings
past simple pinged
-ing form pinging