- A jumble of loud, usually discordant sounds. See Synonyms at noise. (noun)
- To stun with deafening noise. (verb-transitive)
- To instill by wearying repetition: dinned the Latin conjugations into the students' heads. (verb-transitive)
- To make a loud noise. (verb-intransitive)
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