What does “Bling” and “Blingin'” mean?

What do rappers mean by “bling”?

The term and slang “Bling” (or Bling Bling) is a noun which is used to reference shiny jewelry. The word bling was coined by Lil Wayne in the late ’90s. Blingin’ (also spelled blinging) is an adjective.

Bling” means expensive flashy jewelry.

Blingin’” means to be shining.

A blingy or blinging jewelry is a shiny one.

The term “Bling” has been used by Drake, 21 Savage, Post Malone, Young Thug, Chance the rapper, Wale, and many more rappers.

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