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din

Noun

1 a loud harsh or strident noise [syn: blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor]
2 the act of making a noisy disturbance [syn: commotion, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult]

Verb

1 make a resonant sound, like artillery; "His deep voice boomed through the hall" [syn: boom]
2 instill (into a person) by constant repetition; "he dinned the lessons into his students" [also: dinning, dinned]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English dyne, from Germanic *duniz.

Noun

  1. A loud noise; a cacophony or loud commotion.
Translations

Etymology 2

Old English dynnan, from Germanic *dunjan, from the same stem as Etymology 1, above.

Verb

  1. To be filled with sound; to resound.
  2. To assail with loud noise.
  3. To repeat continuously, as though to the point of deafening or exhausting somebody.
    • 2003: His mother had dinned The Whole Duty of Man into him in early childhood — Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason (Penguin 2004, p. 183)
  4. To make a din.

Danish

Etymology

Old Norse þínn

Pronoun

din
  1. your (speaking to one person)

Indonesian

Etymology

Noun

din

Kiput

Etymology

From Proto-North Sarawak *daqan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *daqan.

Noun

din

Malay

Noun

din

Maltese

Etymology

From Arabic

Pronoun

din

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *thinaz, whence also Old English þīn, Old Norse þínn

Pronoun

dīn
  1. your (singular)

Romanian

Preposition

ro-prep a

Swedish

Pronunciation

Pronoun

din (ditt , dina p)
  1. your, yours; of one thing in the common gender (speaking to one person)

See also

Turkish

Etymology

From Arabic

Noun

din

Volapük

Etymology

German Ding

Noun

din

Extensive Definition

DIN or Din or din can have several meanings:-
din in Bulgarian: DIN
din in German: DIN (Begriffsklärung)
din in Esperanto: DIN
din in French: DIN
din in Italian: DIN
din in Polish: DIN
din in Kölsch: DIN (Watt ėßß datt?)
din in Slovak: DIN
din in Turkish: DIN

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Bedlam let loose, awake the dead, babel, beat, bedlam, blast, blast the ear, blatancy, bobbery, boisterousness, boom, brawl, brouhaha, charivari, chirm, clamor, clamorousness, clangor, clap, clash, clatter, commotion, crash, crescendo, deafen, ding, discord, donnybrook, drum, drunken brawl, dustup, fill the air, flap, fracas, free-for-all, hammer, hell broke loose, howl, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, jangle, loud noise, music, noise, noise and shouting, outcry, pandemonium, peal, percussion, pound, racket, rattle, rattle the windows, rend the air, rend the ears, resound, rhubarb, ring, rise, roar, rock the sky, row, ruckus, ruction, rumble, rumpus, shindy, shivaree, sound, split the eardrums, split the ears, startle the echoes, stridency, stun, surge, swell, thunder, thunderclap, tintamarre, tumult, uproar
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