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Bang vs. Spang

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Bangnoun

A sudden percussive noise.

‘When he struck it with a hammer, there was a loud bang.’;

Spangnoun

(obsolete) A shiny ornament or object; a spangle

Bangnoun

A strike upon an object causing such a noise.

Spangnoun

(Scotland) A bound or spring; a leap.

Bangnoun

An explosion.

Spangnoun

(Scotland) A span.

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Bangnoun

syn of bangs: hair hanging over the forehead, especially a hairstyle with such hair cut straight across.

‘Tiffany has long hair and bangs.’;

Spangverb

To set with bright points: star or spangle.

Bangnoun

(US) The symbol !, known as an exclamation point.

‘An bang path.’;

Spangverb

To hitch; fasten.

Bangnoun

(mathematics) A factorial, in mathematics, because the factorial of n is often written as n!

Spangverb

To strike or ricochet with a loud report

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Bangnoun

An act of sexual intercourse.

Spangverb

To leap; spring.

Bangnoun

An offbeat figure typical of reggae songs and played on guitar and piano.

Spangverb

To cause to spring; set forcibly in motion; throw with violence.

Bangnoun

An explosive product.

‘Load the bang into the hole.’;

Spangadverb

(dated) Suddenly; slap, smack.

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Bangnoun

An abrupt left turn.

Spangverb

To spangle.

Bangverb

(intransitive) To make sudden loud noises, and often repeatedly, especially by exploding or hitting something.

‘The fireworks banged away all through the night.’; ‘Stop banging on the door. I heard you the first time!’; ‘My head was banging after drinking all night at the concert.’;

Spangverb

To spring; to bound; to leap.

‘But when they spang o'er reason's fence,We smart for't at our own expense.’;

Bangverb

(ambitransitive) To hit hard.

‘He banged the door shut.’; ‘David and Mary banged into each other.’;

Spangnoun

A bound or spring.

Bangverb

To engage in sexual intercourse.

‘We can hear the couple banging upstairs.’;

Spangnoun

A spangle or shining ornament.

‘With glittering spangs that did like stars appear.’;

Bangverb

(with "in") To hammer or to hit anything hard.

‘Hold the picture while I bang in this nail.’;

Spangverb

leap, jerk, bang;

‘Bullets spanged into the trees’;

Bangverb

(transitive) To cut squarely across, as the tail of a horse, or a person's forelock; to cut (the hair).

Spang

Spang is a village in Germany, north of Trier between Bitburg and Wittich. This village was first mentioned in 1254.

Bangadverb

Right, directly.

‘The passenger door was bang against the garage wall.’;

Bangadverb

Precisely.

‘He arrived bang on time.’;

Bangadverb

With a sudden impact.

‘Distracted, he ran bang into the opening door.’;

Banginterjection

A sudden percussive sound

‘He pointed his finger at her like a gun and said, "Bang!"’;

Bangverb

To beat, as with a club or cudgel; to treat with violence; to handle roughly.

‘The desperate tempest hath so banged the Turks.’;

Bangverb

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.

Bangverb

To have sexual intercourse with; to fuck; - usually used with the male as a subject. Considered vulgar or obscene.

Bangverb

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.

Bangverb

To have sexual intercourse; to fuck. Considered vulgar and obscene.

Bangverb

To cut squarely across, as the tail of a horse, or the forelock of human beings; to cut (the hair).

‘His hair banged even with his eyebrows.’;

Bangnoun

A blow as with a club; a heavy blow.

‘Many a stiff thwack, many a bang.’;

Bangnoun

The loud sound produced by a sudden concussion or explosion.

Bangnoun

A surge of pleasure; a thrill; - usually used in the phrase get a bang out of; as, I always get a bang out of watching an ice skater do a quadruple jump.

Bangnoun

An exclamation point; - used in verbal descriptions of text, in printing and in computer technology; as, his email address is tom bang stanford dot edu (i.e. tom!stanford.edu).

Bangnoun

An instance of sexual intercourse; a fuck. Considered vulgar and obscene.

Bangnoun

The short, front hair combed down over the forehead, esp. when cut squarely across; a false front of hair similarly worn; - usually used in the plural; as, her bangs came down almost to her eyes.

‘His hair cut in front like a young lady's bang.’;

Bangnoun

See Bhang.

Bangnoun

a vigorous blow;

‘the sudden knock floored him’; ‘he took a bash right in his face’; ‘he got a bang on the head’;

Bangnoun

a sudden very loud noise

Bangnoun

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

Bangnoun

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’;

Bangnoun

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’;

Bangverb

strike violently;

‘slam the ball’;

Bangverb

to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound;

‘One of them banged the sash of the window nearest my bed’;

Bangverb

close violently;

‘He slammed the door shut’;

Bangverb

move noisily;

‘The window banged shut’; ‘The old man banged around the house’;

Bangverb

have sexual intercourse with;

‘This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm’; ‘Adam knew Eve’; ‘Were you ever intimate with this man?’;

Bangverb

leap, jerk, bang;

‘Bullets spanged into the trees’;

Bangadverb

directly;

‘he ran bang into the pole’; ‘ran slap into her’;

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