bingo /ˈbɪŋɡəʊ/


I. noun

a game in which players mark off numbers on cards as the numbers are drawn randomly by a caller, the winner being the first person to mark off all their numbers.

[as modifier]

a bingo hall.
II. exclamation

1. a call by someone who wins a game of bingo.
2. used to express satisfaction at a sudden positive event or outcome

Just swipe the pen over a bar code and bingo! The recorder’s programmed itself.
– origin 1920s (as exclamation): of unknown origin.

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