whizzbang


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Noun1.whizzbang - a small high-velocity shell; it makes a whizzing sound followed by a bang when it hits
shell - ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
2.whizzbang - a firecracker that (like the whizbang shell) makes a whizzing sound followed by a loud explosionwhizzbang - a firecracker that (like the whizbang shell) makes a whizzing sound followed by a loud explosion
firecracker, banger - firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing
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From Tommy Shelby's haunting horseback arrival in the show's very first scene, to the continuous plotting and scheming in 'Charlie's Yard', and of course the infamous 'sham execution' of the character Danny Whizzbang, the BCLM has played host to some of the show's greatest instances of drama, tension and visual film-craft.
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