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Meaning of bang

bang

Pronunciation: (bang), [key]
— 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. 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. sudden or intense pleasure; thrill; excitement: a big bang out of seeing movies.
  6. . sexual intercourse.
  7. an exclamation point.
—v.t.
  1. to strike or beat resoundingly; pound: to bang a door.
  2. to hit or bump painfully: to bang one's ankle on a chair leg.
  3. to throw or set down roughly; slam: He banged the plates on the table.
  4. . to have sexual intercourse with.
—v.i.
  1. to strike violently or noisily: to bang on the door.
  2. to make a loud, sudden, explosive noise like that of a violent blow: The guns banged all night.
  3. . to have sexual intercourse.
  4. to collide with; bump into: The truck skidded on the ice and banged into a parked car.
  5. to damage: A passing car banged up our fender.
—adv.
  1. suddenly and loudly; abruptly or violently: She fell bang against the wall.
  2. directly; precisely; right: He stood bang in the middle of the flower bed.
  3. immediately; right away.
  4. terrific; marvelous; just right: That hat is absolutely bang on.

bang

Pronunciation: (bang), [key]
— n.
  1. Often,a fringe of hair combed or brushed forward over the forehead.
—v.t.
  1. to cut (the hair) so as to form a fringe over the forehead.
  2. to dock (the tail of a horse or dog).

bang

Pronunciation: (bang), [key]
— n.
  1. bhang.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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