"bang" Definition

Definitions for the word "bang" from multiple English dictionaries.

1. n.
1 loud short sound. 2 sharp blow. 3 coarse slang act of sexual intercourse. 4 us fringe cut straight across the forehead. v. 1 strike or shut noisily (banged the door). 2 (cause to) make a bang. 3 coarse slang have sexual intercourse (with). adv. 1 with a bang. 2 colloq. Exactly (bang in the middle). bang on colloq. Exactly right. Go bang 1 shut noisily. 2 explode. 3 (as bang goes etc.) Colloq. Be suddenly lost (bang go my hopes). [imitative]
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884
2. slang
to excel or surpass; BANGING, great or thumping.
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864

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