Dingleberry


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  • dingleberry — by 1973, perhaps with suggestions of DANGLE (Cf. dangle) and BERRY (Cf. berry). Attested from late 19c. through 1930s as a humorous sounding surname in comedic writing …   Etymology dictionary

  • dingleberry — noun a) Vaccinium erythrocarpum, the .<ref name= DARE >“dingleberry n” listed [ …   Wiktionary

  • Dingleberry — Mild friendly insult. Literal translation: Those little balls of lint that accumulate at the end of body hair. Stop playing that N Sync song you Dingleberry! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • dingleberry — 1. n. a blob of fecal matter clinging to the hairs around the anus. (Usually objectionable.) □ Is there no permanent cure for the heartbreak of dingle berries? 2. n. a stupid acting person of either sex. □ You are such a dumb dingleberry! Wise… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dingleberry — I. ˈdiŋgəl see berry noun Etymology: dingle (of unknown origin) + berry 1. : a shrub (Vaccinium erythrocarpus) of the southeastern United States 2. : the globose dark red edible berry of the dingleberry …   Useful english dictionary

  • dingleberry — /ding geuhl ber ee/, n., pl. dingleberries. Slang. a small clot of dung, as clinging to the hindquarters of an animal. [1920 25; perh. DINGLE + BERRY; perh. by assoc. with DANGLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dingleberry — n 1. a piece of dung or excrement clinging to hair or wool around the anus. This orig inally rural notion (applied to sheep and, by extension, to humans) has curiously given rise to a very large number of col ourful terms throughout the English… …   Contemporary slang

  • dingleberry — din·gle·ber·ry …   English syllables

  • dingleberry — /ˈdɪŋgəlbɛri/ (say dingguhlberee) noun Colloquial 1. a small ball of dried faeces stuck to anal hair. 2. a haemorrhoid. {originally US 1930s} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dingleberry Haze — EP by The Bloodhound Gang Released November 1994 …   Wikipedia


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