1) a loud, sudden, explosive noise, as the discharge of a gun
2) a resounding stroke or blow:
a nasty bang on the head[/ex]
3) inf a sudden movement or show of energy
4) inf Informal. thrill; excitement:
to get a big bang out of movies[/ex]
5) sts Vulgar Slang. an act or instance of sexual intercourse
6) pri cmp cmp and pri sl. the exclamation point
7) to strike or beat resoundingly; pound:
to bang a door[/ex]
8) to hit or bump painfully
9) to throw or set down roughly; slam
10) sts Vulgar Slang. to have sexual intercourse with
11) to strike violently or noisily:
to bang on the door[/ex]
12) to make a loud, explosive noise
13) sts Vulgar Slang. to have sexual intercourse
14) phv bang up, to damage
15) abruptly or violently:
She fell bang against the wall[/ex]
16) precisely:
He stood bang in the middle of the flower bed[/ex]
Etymology: 1540–50; cf. ON banga to beat, hammer, LG bangen to strike, beat II
[[t]bæŋ[/t]] n.
clo Often, bangs. a fringe of hair cut or combed to fall over the forehead
Etymology: 1875–80; perh. from adv. sense of bang I

From formal English to slang. 2014.


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