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bang·er

 (băng′ər)
n. Chiefly British
1. A sausage.
2. A noisy old car.
3. A firework that explodes with a sudden loud noise.

banger

(ˈbæŋə)
n
1. (Cookery) slang a sausage
2. (Automotive Engineering) informal
a. an old decrepit car
b. (as modifier): banger racing.
3. a type of firework that explodes loudly

bang•er

(ˈbæŋ ər)

n.
1. one that bangs.
2. Brit. sausage.
[1650–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.banger - (British informal) pork sausagebanger - (British informal) pork sausage  
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
pork sausage - sausage containing pork
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.banger - firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casingbanger - firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing
cannon cracker - a large firecracker
cherry bomb - a red ball-shaped firecracker with high explosive power
firework, pyrotechnic - (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.
whizbang, whizzbang - a firecracker that (like the whizbang shell) makes a whizzing sound followed by a loud explosion
Translations
الْعاب ناريّه مُدَوِّيَه
petarda
fyrværkerikanonslag
jengiläinenmakkara
kínverji

banger

[ˈbæŋəʳ] (Brit) N
1. (= sausage) → salchicha f
2. (= firework) → petardo m
3. (= old car) → armatoste m, cacharro m

banger

[ˈbæŋər] n
(British) (= car) → tacot m
His car's an old banger → Sa voiture est un vieux tacot.
(British) (= sausage) → saucisse f
bangers and mash → les saucisses à la purée
(= firework) → pétard m

banger

n
(Brit inf: = sausage) → Wurst f
(inf: = old car) → Klapperkiste f (inf)
(Brit: = firework) → Knallkörper m

banger

[ˈbæŋəʳ] n (Brit) (fam)
a. (sausage) → salsiccia
b. (firework) → mortaretto
c. (old car) → macinino

bang

(bӕŋ) noun
1. a sudden loud noise. The door shut with a bang.
2. a blow or knock. a bang on the head from a falling branch.
verb
1. to close with a sudden loud noise. He banged the door.
2. to hit or strike violently, often making a loud noise. The child banged his drum; He banged the book down angrily on the table.
3. to make a sudden loud noise. We could hear the fireworks banging in the distance.
banger noun
an explosive firework. The child was frightened by the bangers at the firework display.
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While thousands of people are switching out of their old bangers into brand new models, the banger market is surprisingly exploding, with values and volumes both rising.
Hunting down the perfect banger for your BBQ and grill & tasted Cornish Cove Cheese & Bacon Posh Puppies, PS4.50 for 12, M&S Tester says: The half-size version goes great in mini rolls for kids, or two in a normal size roll, or side by side in a bun - loved the versatility!
In a bid to raise the profile and highlight the benefits of locallyproduced food, Aberystwythbased Farmers' Union of Wales head office staff will be holding a Welsh banger bap morning on Thursday, November 6 to celebrate home-grown food and local produce.
A well known celebrity will be asked to judge the best banger of the festival and a prize will be awarded.
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