|1.||[ verb ] strike violently|
"slam the ball"
|Related terms:||hit knock|
|2.||[ verb ] close violently|
"He slammed the door shut"
|Related terms:||close slam|
|3.||[ verb ] to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound|
: "One of them banged the sash of the window nearest my bed"
|4.||[ noun ] a vigorous blow|
|Synonyms:||smash bash belt knock|
"the sudden knock floored him" "he took a bash right in his face" "he got a bang on the head"
|Related terms:||bump slam smash sock belt|
|5.||[ noun ] a sudden very loud noise|
|Synonyms:||clap blast loud_noise eruption blowup|
|Related terms:||noise water_hammer blast|
|6.||[ noun ] (zoology) a fringe of banged hair (cut short squarely across the forehead)|
|7.||[ verb ] move noisily|
"The window banged shut" "The old man banged around the house"
|8.||[ adverb ] (informal) directly|
|Synonyms:||slapdash smack bolt slap|
"he ran bang into the pole" "ran slap into her"
|9.||[ verb ] (sexuality) have sexual intercourse with|
|Synonyms:||be_intimate make_love sleep_with do_it get_laid make_out eff lie_with have_intercourse have_it_away screw have_it_off fuck jazz know hump have_sex bed have_a_go_at_it get_it_on bonk roll_in_the_hay love|
"This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm" "Adam knew Eve" (know is archaic) "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
|Related terms:||copulate take fornicate archaism neck bed love fuck lover sexual_love|
|10.||[ noun ] the swift release of a store of affective force|
|Synonyms:||thrill kick rush flush boot charge|
"they got a great bang out of it" "what a boot!" "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin" "he does it for kicks"
|Related terms:||exhilaration exhilarate agitate|
|11.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 10675|
|12.||[ verb ] leap. jerk, bang (dialectal)|
"Bullets spanged into the trees"
|Related terms:||hit dialect|
|13.||[ noun ] a conspicuous success|
|Synonyms:||hit smasher strike smash|
"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"
|Related terms:||success sleeper blockbuster|