bang
noun.
a vigorous blow
the sudden knock floored him|he took a bash right in his face|he got a bang on the head
Synonym: bash, belt, knock, smash
noun.
a sudden very loud noise
Synonym: eruption, clap, blast, bam
noun.
a border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead
Synonym: fringe
noun.
the swift release of a store of affective force
they got a great bang out of it|what a boot!|he got a quick rush from injecting heroin|he does it for kicks
noun.
a conspicuous success
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
Synonym: hit, smash, smasher, strike
verb.
strike violently
slam the ball
Synonym: slam
verb.
to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound
One of them banged the sash of the window nearest my bed
verb.
close violently
He slammed the door shut
Synonym: slam
verb.
move noisily
The window banged shut|The old man banged around the house
verb.
have sexual intercourse with
This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm|Adam knew Eve|Were you ever intimate with this man?
verb.
leap, jerk, bang
Bullets spanged into the trees
Synonym: spang
adv.
directly
he ran bang into the pole|ran slap into her
Synonym: bolt, slap, slapdash, smack