bangs


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bang 1

(băng)
n.
1. A sudden loud noise, as of an explosion.
2. A sudden loud blow or bump.
3. Informal A sudden burst of action: The campaign started off with a bang.
4. Slang A sense of excitement; a thrill: We got a bang out of watching the old movies.
v. banged, bang·ing, bangs
v. tr.
1. To strike heavily and often repeatedly; bump.
2. To close suddenly and loudly; slam.
3. To handle noisily or violently: banged the pots in the kitchen.
4. Informal To turn in (a specific direction or along a course), especially suddenly: bang a left onto Boylston Street.
5. Vulgar Slang To have sexual intercourse with.
v. intr.
1. To make a sudden loud, explosive noise.
2. To crash noisily against or into something: My elbow banged against the door.
adv.
1. Exactly; precisely: The arrow hit bang on the target.
2. Suddenly; abruptly: cut the conversation bang off.
interj.
Used to indicate the sound of an explosion or collision.
Phrasal Verbs:
bang away
1. To speak or ask questions in a rapid, aggressive manner: reporters banging away at the official during the press conference.
2. To work diligently and often at length: banged away at the project until it was finished.
bang up
To damage extensively: banged up the car.
Idiom:
bang for the (or one's) buck
Value returned for investment or effort.

[Probably from Old Norse bang, a hammering.]

bang 2

 (băng)
n.
often bangs A fringe of hair that hangs over the forehead, cut in any of various styles.
tr.v. banged, bang·ing, bangs
To cut (hair) to form bangs.

[From bang, abruptly, as in the phrase cut bang off, to cut off abruptly.]

bang 3

 (băng)
n.
Variant of bhang.

bangs

- The practice of cutting horses' tails the same length was called "banging off," which led to this term for a woman's hairstyle.
See also related terms for tails.
Translations
ofina
pandehår
otsatukka
šiške
切下げ前髪
가장자리
ponyfroefroe
lugg
ผมหน้าม้า
tóc mái

bangs

[bæŋz] NPL (US) (= fringe) → flequillo m

bangs

[ˈbæŋz] npl (US) (= fringe) → frange f

bangs

قُصَّة ofina pandehår Pony φράντζα flequillo otsatukka frange šiške frangia 切下げ前髪 가장자리 pony pannelugg grzywka franja челка lugg ผมหน้าม้า kakül tóc mái 边缘
References in classic literature ?
(SARA RAY, DESPAIRINGLY:--"I know ma will never let ME have bangs.")
Bangs, just to take a look at you, dear, and see that we start right.
It was as if, at moments, we were perpetually coming into sight of subjects before which we must stop short, turning suddenly out of alleys that we perceived to be blind, closing with a little bang that made us look at each other--for, like all bangs, it was something louder than we had intended--the doors we had indiscreetly opened.
"White Mary b'long you bang 'm head," old Telepasse began again.
Don't forget to take it down when you go; it's there on the bookshelf over the small table." Clatter, clatter, clatter, bang! for the next five or eight minutes.
Up went the window, bang bang went the revolver, and down went the window.
He put the ham in the middle of the floor, and hit it with the tongs and with the shovel--bang, bang, smash, smash!
Poor little soul!--a pretty place this is ter put a homesick, lonesome child into!" she finished, going out and closing the door with a bang, "Oh!" she ejaculated, biting her lip.
Boggs throws up both of his hands and says, "O Lord, don't shoot!" Bang! goes the first shot, and he staggers back, clawing at the air -- bang!
Your Majesty's Royal Brother, the Emperor of Bang, is anxious to purchase it, but loyalty to your Majesty's throne and person constrains me to offer it first to your Majesty.
I was now gaining rapidly on the schooner; I could see the brass glisten on the tiller as it banged about, and still no soul appeared upon her decks.
bang! here I am!' cried Blockhead-Hans; 'better and better--it is really famous!'