bingo

See also: Bingo

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Alternate form of bing, suggesting a ringing sound. Attested since 1925.

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NounEdit

bingo ‎(countable and uncountable, plural bingos)

  1. (uncountable) A game of chance for two or more players, who mark off numbers on a grid as they are announced by the caller; the game is won by the first person to call out "bingo!" or "house!" after crossing off all numbers on the grid or in one line of the grid.
  2. (countable) A win in such a game.
    There were two bingos in the last game, so the players split the prize money.
  3. (countable, Scrabble) A play where all seven of a player's letter tiles are played.

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InterjectionEdit

bingo!

  1. Used by players of bingo to claim a win.
  2. (informal) Used when finding what one has been looking for or trying to recall, or on successful completion of a task.
    • 2009 February 28, Megan Ogilvie, “Flex your plan for healthier eating”, in Toronto Star[1]:
      Just have to pick the bfast, lunch and dinner I feel most like eating today and – bingo!
  3. (informal) Used to declare "You've just made my point!" or "My point exactly!"

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AdjectiveEdit

bingo ‎(not comparable)

  1. (US, aviation slang, chiefly military) Just sufficient to return to base (or, alternatively, to divert to an alternative airfield). (also written Bingo or BINGO)
    • 1993, Red River Valley Fighter Pilots, page 40:
      Well, the old pucker factor went up about 75 notches at that point cause that length of time would put my wingman below Bingo fuel, plus the thought of sitting in an orbit several miles West of the Yen Bai []
    • 2012, Larry R Gibson, Recollections of a Marine Attack Pilot, page 54:
      The first pilot to get down to this bingo fuel state would call, “Banjo 4, bingo fuel,” or whatever.

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VerbEdit

bingo ‎(third-person singular simple present bingos, present participle bingoing, simple past and past participle bingoed)

  1. (intransitive) To play the game of bingo.
  2. (intransitive) To give the winning cry of "bingo!" in a game.
  3. (intransitive, US, aviation slang, chiefly military) To return to base.

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FinnishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bin‧go

NounEdit

bingo

  1. bingo

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of bingo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative bingo bingot
genitive bingon bingojen
partitive bingoa bingoja
illative bingoon bingoihin
singular plural
nominative bingo bingot
accusative nom. bingo bingot
gen. bingon
genitive bingon bingojen
partitive bingoa bingoja
inessive bingossa bingoissa
elative bingosta bingoista
illative bingoon bingoihin
adessive bingolla bingoilla
ablative bingolta bingoilta
allative bingolle bingoille
essive bingona bingoina
translative bingoksi bingoiksi
instructive bingoin
abessive bingotta bingoitta
comitative bingoineen

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InterjectionEdit

bingo

  1. bingo

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

bingo m ‎(plural bingos)

  1. bingo

InterjectionEdit

bingo

  1. bingo (all senses)

GreenlandicEdit

NounEdit

bingo

  1. bingo

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English bingo.

NounEdit

bingo m ‎(invariable)

  1. bingo (game)

InterjectionEdit

bingo!

  1. bingo!

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

bingo m (plural bingos)

  1. (uncountable) bingo (game of chance)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English bingo.

NounEdit

bingo m ‎(plural bingos)

  1. bingo (game)
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