ming
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /mɪŋ/
Verb

ming (mings, present participle minging; past and past participle minged)

  1. (now rare) To mix, blend, mingle.
    • 1562, William Turner, Baths:
      I founde here and there litle peces of marquesites and stones, menged with copper, but I could by no sense or wit perceyue, that the bathes had any notable qualitie thereof.
  2. (obsolete) To bring (people, animals etc.) together; to be joined, in marriage or sexual intercourse.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.ii:
      the old man [...] him brought into a secret part, / Where that false couple were full closely ment / In wanton lust and lewd embracement [...].
  3. (UK, dialectal) To produce through mixing; especially, to knead.
Synonyms Noun

ming (plural mings)

  1. Mixture.
Verb

ming (mings, present participle minging; past and past participle minged)

  1. (British, slang) To be unattractive (person or object).
  2. (British, slang) To be foul-smelling.
Related terms Verb

ming (mings, present participle minging; past and past participle minged)

  1. (transitive) To speak of; mention; tell; relate.
  2. (intransitive) To speak; tell; talk; discourse.

Ming
Pronunciation Proper noun
  1. A former dynasty in China, reigning from the end of the Yuan to the beginning of the Qing
  2. A former empire in China, occupying the eastern half of modern China, as well as parts of Russia and northern Vietnam
  3. The era of Chinese history during which the dynasty reigned
  4. The pottery of the era, famed for its high quality
  5. Surname
  6. A male given name



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