bang /b/ n.1 a loud noise: The gunshot made a loud bang.2 a hard blow, bump: The cars crashed into each other with a bang!3 infrml.fig. enjoyment, delight: The kids got a bang out of going to the circus.4to go over with a bang: accepted with enthusiasm: His speech about workers rights went over with a bang at the workers meeting.
Thesaurus: bangn. 1 an explosion, boom. v.1 [I] to make a loud noise or hit: The door banged shut.2 [T] to hurt: She fell and banged her knees.3 phrasal v.[I;T] to bang away: a. to ask questions without stopping, (syn.) to interrogate: The police banged away at the prisoner, but he wouldnt tell them anything.b. to work hard at s.t.: When I went by his office he was still banging away at the project.4 phrasal v.sep. [T] to bang s.t. up: to damage, injure s.t.: When she fell, she banged up her leg. || She banged it up. bang v. 1 to slam, clap 2 to injure. adv.infrml. exactly, directly: She called me bang in the middle of dinner.