Associations to the word «Bang»


BANG, noun. A sudden percussive noise.
BANG, noun. A strike upon an object causing such a noise.
BANG, noun. An explosion.
BANG, noun. (US) (especially plural) A fringe of hair cut across the forehead.
BANG, noun. (US) The symbol !, known as an exclamation point.
BANG, noun. (mathematics) A factorial, in mathematics, because the factorial of n is often written as n!
BANG, noun. (figuratively) An act of sexual intercourse.
BANG, noun. An offbeat figure typical of reggae songs and played on guitar and piano.
BANG, noun. (slang) (mining) An explosive product.
BANG, noun. (slang) (US) (Boston area) An abrupt left turn.
BANG, verb. (intransitive) To make sudden loud noises, and often repeatedly, especially by exploding or hitting something.
BANG, verb. (ambitransitive) To hit hard.
BANG, verb. (slang) (figuratively) (ambitransitive) To engage in sexual intercourse.
BANG, verb. (with "in") To hammer or to hit anything hard.
BANG, verb. (transitive) To cut squarely across, as the tail of a horse, or a person's forelock; to cut (the hair).
BANG, adverb. Right, directly.
BANG, adverb. Precisely.
BANG, adverb. With a sudden impact.
BANG, interjection. A verbal emulation of a sudden percussive sound
BANG, noun. (in the plural) Brucellosis, a bacterial disease
BANG ABOUT, verb. To make a lot of percussive noise while doing an activity.
BANG AROUND, verb. To make a lot of percussive noise while doing an activity.
BANG AWAY, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) to strike or hit repeatedly
BANG AWAY, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) to work tirelessly
BANG AWAY, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) to constantly and irritatingly talk (about)
BANG FOR THE BUCK, noun. (idiomatic) Efficiency; cost-effectiveness; value.
BANG ON, adjective. Precisely accurate; exactly appropriate or fitting.
BANG ON, preposition. (idiomatic) (British) (Australia) Exactly at
BANG ON, verb. (idiomatic) (British) (Australia) To constantly talk about
BANG OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To do something quickly, in a slipshod, or unprofessional manner.
BANG STRAW, noun. (idiomatic) (1811) A nick name for a thresher, but applied to all the servants of a farmer.
BANG TO RIGHTS, verb. (rare) (British) (idiomatic) To have sufficient, indisputable evidence that a person's actions are generally perceived to be wrong; to catch red-handed.
BANG UP, adjective. (idiomatic) (often hyphenated) Good, superior, excellent.
BANG UP, verb. To damage.
BANG UP, verb. To put someone in prison.
BANG UP COVE, noun. (idiomatic) (1811) a dashing fellow who spends his money freely

Dictionary definition

BANG, noun. A vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head".
BANG, noun. A sudden very loud noise.
BANG, noun. A border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead.
BANG, noun. The swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks".
BANG, noun. A conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang".
BANG, verb. Strike violently; "slam the ball".
BANG, verb. To produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound; "One of them banged the sash of the window nearest my bed".
BANG, verb. Close violently; "He slammed the door shut".
BANG, verb. Move noisily; "The window banged shut"; "The old man banged around the house".
BANG, verb. Have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?".
BANG, verb. Leap, jerk, bang; "Bullets spanged into the trees".
BANG, adverb. Directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her".

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