Definition of jings in English:

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Pronunciation: /dʒɪŋz/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also jing)


(often by jings) chiefly Scottish
Used to express surprise.
Example sentences
  • He has now produced another massive and lavishly illustrated volume of the minutiae of the club, called Everygame, and, by jings he means it.
  • I want to get the first year and have people think, jings, that show, I didn't have the foggiest who it was.
  • I mean, jings, if you're going to screw up, at least admit responsibility for it.


Late 18th century: alteration of jingo.

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