Main meanings of tombing in English

: tombing1tombing2

tombing1

Pronunciation /ˈtuːmɪŋ/

noun

Caribbean
  • A ceremony carried out some time after the funeral of an individual, at which the grave is sealed with a tomb or cover.

Origin

Early 19th century (in an earlier sense). From tomb + -ing.

Main meanings of tombing in English

: tombing1tombing2

tombing2

Pronunciation /ˈtuːmɪŋ/

adjective

poetic, rare
  • That entombs a person or thing; that envelops or encloses in the manner of a tomb.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Philomathic Journal. From tomb + -ing.