- probably imitative
: to dwell on with tiresome repetition <keeps dinging it into him that the less he smokes the better — Samuel Butler died 1902>
: to make a ringing sound :
: to speak with tiresome reiteration
ding. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ding