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Definitions of bang

  1. To resound with a loud noise; to thump at; a sudden slamming sound. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To strike with a heavy sound; knock; beat. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To beat, as with a club or cudgel; to treat with violence; to handle roughly. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To beat or thump, or to cause ( something) to hit or strike against another object, in such a way as to make a loud noise; as, to bang a drum or a piano; to bang a door (against the doorpost or casing) in shutting it. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To cut squarely across, as the tail of a hors, or the forelock of human beings; to cut (the hair). Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To strike with some implement with force; hence, to beat or cuff. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To beat, as with a club or cudgel; to thump; to handle roughly; to produce a loud sound by or from; as, to bang the door; to cut straight across, as the hair over the forehead. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To beat: to strike violently. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To cut straight across, as the front hair. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To make a loud noise; to thump violently. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound; "One of them banged the sash of the window nearest my bed" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. move noisily; "The window banged shut"; "The old man banged around the house" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. To beat; to handle roughly; to force to with a loud noise; to surpass. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To treat or handle roughly; to shut with a loud noise, as a door. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. a fringe of banged hair (cut short squarely across the forehead) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. A blow as with a club; a heavy blow. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. The sound produced by a sudden concussion. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. The short, front hair combed down over the forehead, esp. when cut squarely across; a false front of hair similarly worn. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Alt. of Bangue Webster Dictionary DB
  22. A heavy blow; a loud, sudden noise; front hair cut short and worn in a fringe over the forehead. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. A sudden or noisy blow, thump, whack, or explosion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. Front hair cut straight across. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. A heavy blow; the thump or sound of a stroke; an intoxicating Turkish drug. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  26. The prepared leaf of Indian hemp, used as a stimulant in the East. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  28. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  29. leap, jerk, bang; "Bullets spanged into the trees" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. strike violently; "slam the ball" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  31. directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  32. To strike violently. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  33. With a violent blow or loud and sudden noise; abruptly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for bang

  1. As knocking was of no use, Pinocchio, in despair, began to kick and bang against the door, as if he wanted to break it. – The Adventures of Pinocchio by C. Collodi--Pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini
  2. He opened the window, but was glad to shut it again, for the wind snatched it, as it were, from his hand, to send it with a bang against the wall of the house. – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
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