banging

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

banging

  1. Present participle of bang.

Noun[edit]

banging (countable and uncountable, plural bangings)

  1. The action of the verb to bang.
    The banging of the hammers could be heard from several streets away.

Adjective[edit]

banging (also bangin')

  1. (slang) Excellent, brilliant, very exciting, top, great.
    Wow, what a banging haircut! It looks terrific!
  2. (colloquial, dated) Huge; great in size.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.