banger

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bang +‎ -er; the sausages were so called because of their excess water content, leading to the risk of explosion if not carefully cooked.

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banger ‎(plural bangers)

  1. (Britain): A firework that makes a bang.
  2. (Britain, slang) A woman's breast.
  3. (Britain, New Zealand, slang) A sausage.
    bangers and mash
  4. (slang) An old, worn-out car.
  5. (US, slang) A cylinder in a car.
    He drives a little four-banger to work.
  6. (US, slang) A member of a gang (shortened from the word gangbanger).
  7. (slang) A powerfully energetic piece of dance music.
    • 2008, Billboard (volume 120, number 32, page 44)
      Morris' melding of influences ranging from mid-'80s computer technology to Baltimore club bangers to the U.K. rave scene has cemented his reputation as one of London's most formidable DJs.

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banger

  1. Comparative form of bang

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banger

  1. inflected form of bang