Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
bang

bang

 
pronunciation:
baeng
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
bang up
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sudden, loud, explosive sound.
The balloon burst with a bang.
similar words:
clap, explosion, slam
definition 2: a sudden or hard hit or blow.
The falling branch gave me a bang on the shoulder.
similar words:
hit, rap, slam
phrase: bang up
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: banged, banging, bangs
definition 1: to hit loudly or violently.
Tom banged the drum.
similar words:
pound
definition 2: to shut loudly; slam.
He banged the door when he left.
similar words:
clap, slam
definition 3: to make a sudden explosive sound.
The gun banged.
similar words:
crack
Word Explorer
See
  instrument, music