Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bang

5 senses of bang

Sense 1
knock, bash, bang, smash, belt -- (a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head")
       => blow, bump -- (an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle")

Sense 2
bang, clap, eruption, blast, bam -- (a sudden very loud noise)
       => noise -- (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels")

Sense 3
bang, fringe -- (a border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead)
       => hairdo, hairstyle, hair style, coiffure, coif -- (the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair))

Sense 4
bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick -- (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")
       => exhilaration, excitement -- (the feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed")

Sense 5
hit, smash, smasher, strike, bang -- (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")
       => success -- (an attainment that is successful; "his success in the marathon was unexpected"; "his new play was a great success")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bang

6 senses of bang

Sense 1
slam, bang -- (strike violently; "slam the ball")
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 2
bang -- (to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound; "One of them banged the sash of the window nearest my bed")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 3
slam, bang -- (close violently; "He slammed the door shut")
       => close, shut -- (move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window")

Sense 4
bang -- (move noisily; "The window banged shut"; "The old man banged around the house")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 5
sleep together, roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonk -- (have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?")
       => copulate, mate, pair, couple -- (engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring")

Sense 6
spang, bang -- (leap, jerk, bang; "Bullets spanged into the trees")
       => hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with -- (hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow")

Synonyms of adv bang

1 sense of bang

Sense 1
bang, slap, slapdash, smack, bolt -- (directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her")

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