bangs

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See also: Bangs

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bangs pl (normally plural, singular bang)

  1. plural of bang
  2. (chiefly US) Hair hanging over the forehead.
  3. (chiefly US) A hairstyle including such hair, especially cut straight across the forehead.
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Verb[edit]

bangs

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bang

Etymology 2[edit]

Shortened from Bang's disease.

Noun[edit]

bangs (uncountable)

  1. Brucellosis, a bacterial disease.

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English bangs, plural of bang, from Middle English *bangen, from Old English *bangian, *bangan or Old Norse banga (to pound, hammer); both from Proto-Germanic *bang- (to beat), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰen- (to beat, hit, injure).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bangs

Noun[edit]

bangs

  1. bang; a fringe of hair cut across the forehead

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

bangs m

  1. plural of bang