banging banging  /ˈbæ ŋɪŋ/


  1. (n) a continuing very loud noise
  2. (n) the act of subjecting to strong attack
  3. (adj) (used informally) very large


  1. Other journalists have surrounded his home, flashing cameras through windows and banging on doors.
  2. Five thousand gathered outside Cavallo's apartment building, banging on pots and pans, and after an hour of that he resigned, taking the whole cabinet with him overnight.
  3. It was a frontal assault, raising issues of media bias, arrogance and unaccountability that are still banging around in the American mind.


  1. Miami pots and pans tradition explained

    MIAMI (WSVN) -- The Miami Heat will be taking on the San Antonio Spurs for a winner-takes-all in game seven on Thursday night, and some Heat fans already know which pots and pans they will be banging on if their team is named champions for a second time in a row.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: 7 News Miami

  2. #Domo Stage — Get to know: Chandler Merchant of A King's Affliction

    Returning to Van's Warped Tour is local head-banging musician Chandler Merchant, who intends to bring an acoustic charm to fans.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Las Cruces Sun-News

  3. Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade dealing with pain in left knee

    Dwyane Wade, who has dealt with a right knee injury throughout the postseason, now has an issue with his left one after banging knees with Manu Ginobili in the first half of Game 6.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Miami Herald


  1. "The racing wasn't very good," Hendrick said flatly. "It was just beating and banging, and cars looked like they were from a junkyard. But that was what they wanted."
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Rick Hendrick Source: The Associated Press

  2. "Guys are just rallying behind Alex on their own," Manager Joe Girardi said. "This is what they're choosing to do, and I think it'sa wonderful thing. It's not something that we're banging on the drums saying, 'Let's have some support.' Anyone...
    on Feb 16, 2009 By: Joe Girardi Source: New York Times

  3. "I am pleased he has signed as he is a proven goalscorer," Ince said after the final details of the pay-as-you-play deal were worked out. "It is not so long ago he was banging in the goals at Anfield. I believe he can still do it at this...
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Paul Ince Source: AFP

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