Definitions of bang

  1. To resound with a loud noise; to thump at; a sudden slamming sound.
  2. To strike with a heavy sound; knock; beat.
  3. To beat, as with a club or cudgel; to treat with violence; to handle roughly.
  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.
  5. To cut squarely across, as the tail of a hors, or the forelock of human beings; to cut ( the hair).
  6. To strike with some implement with force; hence, to beat or cuff.
  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.
  8. To beat: to strike violently.
  9. To cut straight across, as the front hair.
  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.
  11. To make a loud noise; to thump violently.
  12. move noisily; " The window banged shut"; " The old man banged around the house"
  13. To beat; to handle roughly; to force to with a loud noise; to surpass.
  14. To treat or handle roughly; to shut with a loud noise, as a door.
  15. a fringe of banged hair ( cut short squarely across the forehead)
  16. a vigorous blow; " the sudden knock floored him"; " he took a bash right in his face"; " he got a bang on the head"
  17. A blow as with a club; a heavy blow.
  18. The sound produced by a sudden concussion.
  19. The short, front hair combed down over the forehead, esp. when cut squarely across; a false front of hair similarly worn.
  20. Alt. of Bangue
  21. A heavy blow; a loud, sudden noise; front hair cut short and worn in a fringe over the forehead.
  22. A sudden or noisy blow, thump, whack, or explosion.
  23. Front hair cut straight across.
  24. A heavy blow; the thump or sound of a stroke; an intoxicating Turkish drug.
  25. The prepared leaf of Indian hemp, used as a stimulant in the East.
  26. 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"
  27. 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"
  28. strike violently; " slam the ball"
  29. directly; " he ran bang into the pole"; " ran slap into her"
  30. To strike violently.
  31. With a violent blow or loud and sudden noise; abruptly.
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