Definition of Bang

1. Noun. A vigorous blow. "He got a bang on the head"

Exact synonyms: Bash, Belt, Knock, Smash
Generic synonyms: Blow, Bump
Derivative terms: Bash, Belt, Knock, Smash, Smash, Smash

2. Verb. Strike violently. "Slam the ball"
Exact synonyms: Slam
Generic synonyms: Hit
Derivative terms: Slam

3. Adverb. Directly. "Ran slap into her"
Exact synonyms: Bolt, Slap, Slapdash, Smack
Language type: Colloquialism

4. Noun. A sudden very loud noise.
Exact synonyms: Bam, Blast, Clap, Eruption
Generic synonyms: Noise
Specialized synonyms: Water Hammer
Derivative terms: Blast, Clap

5. Verb. To produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound. "One of them banged the sash of the window nearest my bed"
Generic synonyms: Go, Sound
Derivative terms: Banger

6. Noun. A border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead.
Exact synonyms: Fringe
Generic synonyms: Coif, Coiffure, Hair Style, Hairdo, Hairstyle

7. Verb. Close violently. "They want to bang the doors"; "He slammed the door shut"
Exact synonyms: Slam
Generic synonyms: Close, Shut
Derivative terms: Slam, Slammer

8. Noun. The swift release of a store of affective force. "He does it for kicks"
Exact synonyms: Boot, Charge, Flush, Kick, Rush, Thrill
Generic synonyms: Excitement, Exhilaration
Derivative terms: Charge, Thrill, Thrill, Thrill

9. Verb. Move noisily. "The old man banged around the house"
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel

10. Noun. A conspicuous success. "The party went with a bang"
Exact synonyms: Hit, Smash, Smasher, Strike
Generic synonyms: Success
Specialized synonyms: Blockbuster, Megahit, Smash Hit, Sleeper

11. Verb. Have sexual intercourse with. "Sam cannot bang Sue "; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"

12. Verb. Leap, jerk, bang. "Bullets spanged into the trees"
Exact synonyms: Spang
Language type: Accent, Dialect, Idiom
Generic synonyms: Collide With, Hit, Impinge On, Run Into, Strike

Definition of Bang

1. v. t. To beat, as with a club or cudgel; to treat with violence; to handle roughly.

2. v. i. To make a loud noise, as if with a blow or succession of blows; as, the window blind banged and waked me; he was banging on the piano.

3. n. A blow as with a club; a heavy blow.

4. v. t. To cut squarely across, as the tail of a horse, or the forelock of human beings; to cut (the hair).

5. n. The short, front hair combed down over the forehead, esp. when cut squarely across; a false front of hair similarly worn.

6. n. See Bhang.

Definition of Bang

1. Noun. A sudden percussive noise. ¹

2. Noun. A strike upon an object causing such a noise. ¹

3. Noun. An explosion. ¹

4. Noun. (US especially plural) A fringe of hair cut across the forehead. ¹

5. Noun. (American English) The symbol !, known as an exclamation point. ¹

6. Noun. (mathematics) A factorial, in mathematics, because the factorial of n is often written as n! ¹

7. Noun. (figuratively) An act of sexual intercourse. ¹

8. Noun. An offbeat figure typical of reggae songs and played on guitar and piano. ¹

9. Noun. (slang mining) An explosive product. ¹

10. Noun. (slang US Boston area) An abrupt left turn. ¹

11. Verb. (intransitive) To make sudden loud noises, and often repeatedly, especially by exploding or hitting something. ¹

12. Verb. (ambitransitive) To hit hard ¹

13. Verb. (slang figuratively ambitransitive) To engage in sexual intercourse. ¹

14. Verb. ; ''We can hear the couple '''banging''' upstairs.'' ¹

15. Verb. (qualifier with "in") To hammer or to hit anything hard. ¹

16. Adverb. Right, directly. ¹

17. Adverb. Precisely. ¹

18. Adverb. With a sudden impact. ¹

19. Interjection. a verbal emulation of a sudden percussive sound ¹

20. Noun. (context: in the plural) Brucellosis, a bacterial disease ¹

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Definition of Bang

1. to hit sharply [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bang

bandy legs
bang about
bang around
bang away
bang flag gun
bang for the buck
bang on
bang out
bang straw
bang to rights
bang up
bang up cove
bangalore torpedo

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