1.1US informal, dated A thing outstanding of its kind: it was going to be a dinger of a night
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- This gave me the opportunity to put together a wing dinger of a Halloween party since the students would generally follow directions without question.
- It is the Department of Conservation flip-flop, and it is a dinger.
- This was a real dinger of a game with terrific ball display and a great victory for Ivan.
Late 19th century: shortening of humdinger.
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