A Dinger makes music with some Honkers, Ernie and Rubber Duckie.

The Dingers are a species of Sesame Street characters. They are very similar to Honkers, except that instead of communicating by honking their noses, they ring the bells on their heads to speak.

Originally, only one Dinger was used primarily, but others have since appeared. The original Dinger was employed as a bellhop at The Furry Arms Hotel, appropriate since his own bell could be rung for service (usually provided by Benny Rabbit).

A few songs have focused on the Dingers and their unique talent, including "The Ding-Along Song" and "The Honker-Duckie-Dinger Jamboree" (Martin P. Robinson performed the Dinger in the latter).

A 1999 episode featured a Ding-Along; and in a 2002 episode, Elmo impersonated a Dinger for an impromptu Honker-Duckie-Dinger Jamboree. Isabel of The Furchester Hotel is a cousin of the species.

Dingers come in various colors and sizes:


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