bling

Money. Derived from the sound of a cash register opening.

Q: You gonna buy those shoes today?

A: Can't, got no bling.


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  • Bling — Schmuck Bling Bling, auch Bling genannt, ist eine Bezeichnung der einfachen Umgangssprache für Schmuck, der sehr stark funkelt. Ursprünglich ist Bling Bling ein Südstaaten Slangwort für glänzenden und mit Edelsteinen besetzten Schmuck aus Platin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bling — also bling bling, by 1997, U.S. rap slang, wealth, expensive accessories, a sound suggestive of the glitter of jewels and precious metals (Cf. Ger. blinken to gleam, sparkle ) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bling — am·bling; bau·bling; bling·er; bram·bling; cram·bling; crum·bling·ness; dab·bling·ly; dis·sem·bling·ly; fee·bling; fum·bling·ness; gar·bling; grum·bling·ly; hob·bling·ly; jum·bling·ly; mum·bling·ly; ram·bling·ly; roe·bling·ite; rum·bling·ly;… …   English syllables

  • bling — [[t]blɪ̱ŋ[/t]] also bling bling N UNCOUNT Some people refer to expensive or fancy jewellery as bling or bling bling. [INFORMAL] Big name jewellers are battling it out to get celebrities to wear their bling. ...gangsta rap s love of bling bling …   English dictionary

  • bling — I bling UK [blɪŋ] / US or bling bling UK / US noun [uncountable] informal 1) fashionable jewellery or similar expensive shiny objects 2) behaviour deliberately aimed at showing how rich you are, for example spending money in an obvious way or… …   English dictionary

  • bling — /blɪŋ/ (say bling) noun Colloquial showy jewellery, especially when worn in large quantity. Also, bling bling. {US bling flashy, ostentatious, ? from blinger an extreme example of its kind; popularised by US rap singer BG in the song Bling Bling… …   Australian English dictionary

  • bling — noun /blɪŋ/ Variant of bling bling. Apparently also the Saudis gave him as presents fabulous bling, vast necklaces encrusted with jewels and rubies …   Wiktionary

  • bling — noun flashy, ostentatious jewelry the rapper was loaded with bling • Syn: ↑bling bling • Hypernyms: ↑jewelry, ↑jewellery …   Useful english dictionary

  • bling — Noun. Abb. form of bling bling …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • bling — Jamaican Slang Glossary Flashy and expensive; necklace or chain. Look pon mi bling. (Look at my chain) …   English dialects glossary

  • bling — n Glitter from so much jewelry. Check you out all the bling on David tonight. 1990s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

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