Definition of 'gong'
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Company donations are usually about winning gongs or kudos for the chairman. Times, Sunday Times (2007)On the left are nominations for five of the top gongs. The Sun (2010)He should be awarded a gong for his retro hand luggage. The Sun (2015)It has won all of the big comedy gongs bar one. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He still scooped a gong but this is for real. The Sun (2008)Is it not time for sporting gongs to be wrestled from the whim of suited committee members? Times, Sunday Times (2008)But one big gong is still missing from their trophy cabinets. The Sun (2009)It no longer gives gongs to pop superstars from across the pond simply because they agree to turn up. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Like a gong the sound lingered, quivering to a long stop. A Time of War (1993)So why don't darts champs get gongs? Times, Sunday Times (2013)More gongs and bells, another whiff of fragrant resin. A Plague of Angels (1993)Here is how he got on - and he presents his own gongs. The Sun (2008)Do we still give gongs to Canadians? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Shame he didn't win any gongs to take home in those huge pockets. The Sun (2014)My father rang a gong at meal times because we'd roam so far. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Just as their conversation gets going, a gong will sound and they will prepare to meet another potential match. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Here, one of our top columnists explains why this campaign is needed and we give gongs to recent rulings. The Sun (2012)THE Sun has been awarded a top gong for its offer of discounted tickets to the opera. The Sun (2009)Which is probably why they gave a gong to Top Gear. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I'VE been wondering who on Earth will win the top gongs at this year's film awards ceremonies. The Sun (2016)But there won't be a repeat of last year's boozy antics if he does get the gong. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'gong'
British English: gong NOUN
A gong is a large, flat, circular piece of metal that you hit with a hammer to make a sound like a loud bell.
On the stroke of seven, a gong summons guests into the dining-room.
Definition of gong from the Collins English Dictionary
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