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  Words related to bang

Related / Similar Words: hit, smash, smasher, strike, clap, eruption, blast, loud noise, knock, bash, belt, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick, spang, slam, slap, slapdash, smack, bolt

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • a fringe of banged hair (cut short squarely across the forehead);
  • a sudden very loud noise;
  • a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head";
  • 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";
  • leap, jerk, bang; "Bullets spanged into the trees";
  • strike violently; "slam the ball";
  • close violently; "He slammed the door shut";
  • move noisily; "The window banged shut"; "The old man banged around the house";
  • to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound; "One of them banged the sash of the window nearest my bed";
  • directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her";

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    Hyponyms: blockbuster, megahit, smash hit, sleeper, water hammer

     

    Derivational Morphology: blast, blare, clap, belt, bang up, smash up, smash, dash, nail, boom, slam, sock, bop, whop, whap, bash, knock, strike hard, exhilarate, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify, tickle, vibrate, agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up, slammer, eruption, loud noise, firecracker, cracker, banger

     

     
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