bang (

     n 1: a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a
          bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head"
          [syn: knock, bash, smash, belt]
     2: a sudden very loud noise [syn: blowup, clap, eruption,
         blast, loud noise]
     3: a fringe of banged hair (cut short squarely across the
     4: the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a
        great bang out of it"; "what a rush!"; "he does it for
        kicks" [syn: boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill,
     5: a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and
        marked the beginning of his career" [syn: hit, smash,
     adv : (informal) directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap
           into her" [syn: slap, slapdash, smack, bolt]
     v 1: strike violently [syn: slam]
     2: to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive
        sound: "One of them banged the sash of the window nearest
        my bed"
     3: close violently; "He slammed the door shut" [syn: slam]
     4: move noisily; "The window banged shut"; "The old man banged
        around the house"
     5: have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with
        everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve" (know is archaic);
        "Were you ever intimate with this man?" [syn: love, {make
        out}, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know,
         do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away,
         have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, {lie
        with}, bed, have a go at it, get it on, bonk]
     6: leap. jerk, bang (dialectal); "Bullets spanged into the
        trees" [syn: spang]