ping - definition and synonyms


Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

present tense
present participlepinging
past tensepinged
past participlepinged
  1. 1

    Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

    to make a short high sound like the sound of a small bell
     Synonyms and related words
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to move quickly and suddenly with a short high sound

    He stretched, and one of his shirt buttons pinged across the room.

  3. 3
    [transitive] computing to send a message from one computer to another to test whether or not you can reach it or whether or not it is working
  4. 4
    [transitive] informal to contact someone by phone or email

    Ping me – we’ll do lunch.