Associations to the word «Gong»

Wiktionary

GONG, noun. (musici) A percussion instrument consisting of a metal disk that emits a sonorous sound when struck with a soft hammer.
GONG, noun. (British) (informal) A medal or award.
GONG, verb. (intransitive) To make the sound of a gong; to ring a gong.
GONG, verb. (transitive) To halt or disqualify (a contestant in a talent show) by ringing a gong.
GONG, noun. (obsolete) A privy or jakes.
GONG FARMER, noun. (obsolete) One who dug out and removed human excrement from privies and cesspits.
GONG FARMERS, noun. Plural of gong farmer
GONG SHOW, noun. (idiomatic) (Canada) (US) An event that was a disaster, often in a way that is fun or memorable. (e.g. "Last night, we all went drinking, and the whole thing turned into a total gong show.") Or, an initially serious event that went completely out of control (e.g. "That biology class was a gong show")
GONG SHOWS, noun. Plural of gong show

Dictionary definition

GONG, noun. A percussion instrument consisting of a metal plate that is struck with a softheaded drumstick.
GONG, noun. A percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument.
GONG, verb. Sound a gong.

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