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Dictionary definition for: Bang

1. (n) a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him" "he took a bash right in his face" "he got a bang on the head"

2. (v) strike violently; "slam the ball"

3. (r) directly; "he ran bang into the pole" "ran slap into her"

4. (n) a sudden very loud noise

5. (v) to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound; "One of them banged the sash of the window nearest my bed"

6. (n) a fringe of banged hair (cut short squarely across the forehead)

7. (v) close violently; "He slammed the door shut"

8. (n) 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"

9. (v) move noisily; "The window banged shut" "The old man banged around the house"

10. (n) 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"

11. (v) have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm" "Adam knew Eve" "Were you ever intimate with this man?"

12. (v) leap, jerk, bang; "Bullets spanged into the trees"

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