bang


bang
bang1
/bang/, n.
1. a loud, sudden, explosive noise, as the discharge of a gun.
2. a resounding stroke or blow: a nasty bang on the head.
3. Informal. a sudden movement or show of energy: He started with a bang.
4. energy; vitality; spirit: The bang has gone out of my work.
5. Informal. sudden or intense pleasure; thrill; excitement: a big bang out of seeing movies.
6. Slang (vulgar). sexual intercourse.
7. Printing and Computer Slang. an exclamation point.
v.t.
8. to strike or beat resoundingly; pound: to bang a door.
9. to hit or bump painfully: to bang one's ankle on a chair leg.
10. to throw or set down roughly; slam: He banged the plates on the table.
11. Slang (vulgar). to have sexual intercourse with.
v.i.
12. to strike violently or noisily: to bang on the door.
13. to make a loud, sudden, explosive noise like that of a violent blow: The guns banged all night.
14. Slang (vulgar). to have sexual intercourse.
15. bang into, to collide with; bump into: The truck skidded on the ice and banged into a parked car.
16. bang up, to damage: A passing car banged up our fender.
adv.
17. suddenly and loudly; abruptly or violently: She fell bang against the wall.
18. directly; precisely; right: He stood bang in the middle of the flower bed.
19. bang off, Chiefly Brit. Slang. immediately; right away.
20. bang on, Chiefly Brit. Slang. terrific; marvelous; just right: That hat is absolutely bang on.
[1540-50; 1930-35 for def. 5; cf. ON banga to beat, hammer, LG bangen to strike, beat, G dial. banken; perh. orig. imit.]
Syn. 2. smack, clout, box, wallop, sock, bash, cuff.
bang2
/bang/, n.
1. Often, bangs. a fringe of hair combed or brushed forward over the forehead.
v.t.
2. to cut (the hair) so as to form a fringe over the forehead.
3. to dock (the tail of a horse or dog).
[1860-65, Amer.; short for BANGTAIL]
bang3
/bang/, n.
bhang.

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