A jumble of loud, usually discordant sounds. See Synonyms at noise.
v. dinned, din·ning, dins
1. To stun with deafening noise.
2. To instill by wearying repetition: dinned the Latin conjugations into the students' heads.
To make a loud noise.
[Middle English dine, from Old English dyne.]
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