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"Bling-bling" is a hip hop slang term which refers to expensive jewelry and other accoutrements, and also to an entire lifestyle built around excess spending and ostentation. According to the Urban Dictionary , "bling bling" is originally Jamaican slang, referring to the imaginary chime sound produced from a diamond reflecting light often used in animated cartoons. The term is thought to be derived from the onomatopoeia of a visual effect used to denote light glistening off metal or jewels. In Britain this is usually called simply "bling", and is associated with chav culture. The term could also be derived from a contraction of the brand name Breitling, a brand of Swiss watches known for expensive, over-the-top, flashy design and products
I had to look it up, pretty funny since we use it on this site allot!