bang bang  /ˈbæŋ/


  1. (n) a vigorous blow
  2. (n) a sudden very loud noise
  3. (n) a border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead
  4. (n) the swift release of a store of affective force
  5. (n) a conspicuous success
  6. (v) strike violently
  7. (v) to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound
  8. (v) close violently
  9. (v) move noisily
  10. (v) have sexual intercourse with
  11. (v) leap, jerk, bang
  12. (adv) directly


Derived Word(s)


  • The bang bang bang became a resounding boom boom boom.


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  1. Philbin said he was hoping to have angioplasty because "you know, you get in - bang, bang, bang - they blow it open and you leave the next day."
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Regis Philbin Source: FOXNews

  2. As it puts together a package, Bernanke added, "Congress might want to consider a diversified mix of elements. Getting money to low and moderate income people is good in the sense of getting a bang for the buck."
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: KVAL

  3. McCartney said they made it during a session at Abbey Road and he had asked the other band members to "just wander round all of the stuff and bang it, shout, play it."
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Paul McCartney Source:

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