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- bangin' (slang)
- present participle of bang
- 1972, Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, The Godfather, spoken by Moe Greene (Alex Rocco):
- He was banging cocktail waitresses two at a time!
banging (countable and uncountable, plural bangings)
- The action or sound of something that bangs.
- The banging of the hammers could be heard from several streets away.
- Strange bangings in the old house were ascribed to a poltergeist.
- (slang) A session of sexual intercourse.
- (slang) Excellent, brilliant, very exciting, top, great.
- Wow, what a banging haircut! It looks terrific!
- (slang) Attractive; sexually appealing.
- (colloquial, dated) Huge; great in size.
- 1871, Eliza Meteyard, A Group of Englishmen:
- I was always considered Homer's account of the Nepenthe as a Banging lie.
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for banging in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)
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