Pronunciation of bang: B AE1 NG (bæŋ)
Number of syllables of bang: 1
Definition of bang
- (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"
- (n): a fringe of banged hair (cut short squarely across the forehead)
- (n): a sudden very loud noise
- (n): a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head"
- (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"
- (v): leap, jerk, bang; "Bullets spanged into the trees"
- (v): strike violently; "slam the ball"
- (v): close violently; "He slammed the door shut"
- (v): have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
- (v): move noisily; "The window banged shut"; "The old man banged around the house"
- (v): to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound; "One of them banged the sash of the window nearest my bed"
- (r): directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"
Examples of bang
- Bang remained pretty inebriate for many years, actually.
- The big bang theory is a cosmogony.
- The expanding universe is the result of the big bang.
- The instant of the collision is the big bang.
- The big bang has a flaw in it's inflationary process.
- The bang on the door grew harder.
- The big bang people use the term to denigrate opposing views.
- The Apocalypse didn't come with a bang, but with a whimper.
- The research supported the new theory of Big Bang.
- The two men bang on the door angrily.