Meaning of “dingo” in the English Dictionary

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"dingo" in British English

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dingonoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɪŋ.ɡəʊ/ us /ˈdɪŋ.ɡoʊ/ plural dingoes


  • Dingoes can be dangerous.
  • Dingoes eat meat, and farmers do not like them because they eat sheep.
  • If you visit a place where there are dingoes, you must watch your children.
  • The dingo is a dog, but it is not a pet!
  • We think the first dingoes came to Australia with people many thousands of years ago.

(Definition of “dingo” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)