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Bingo

DEFINITION

Exclamation of  success, understanding or discovery.Correct answer. Bingo is a popular group game of chance and the winner signifies by yelling “Bingo” thusly, the phrase implies success. (Compare to Spot on, Going one’s way or Whiz bang.)

“We looked all day for his watch and when I found one and asked him if it was his, he replied ‘bingo’ and was happy it was found.”

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