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bang out

Definition of bang out

informal

  1. 1 :  to produce (something) quickly <He banged out the speech in just a few hours.> <The two sides are trying to bang an agreement out before the deadline.>

  2. 2 :  to play (a song, melody, etc.) loudly on a piano <She carelessly banged out a few melodies on the piano.>



Word by Word Definitions

bangplay
  1. :  to strike sharply :  bump

    :  to knock, hit, or thrust vigorously often with a sharp noise

    :  to strike with a sharp noise or thump

  1. :  a resounding blow

    :  a sudden striking effect

    :  a quick burst of energy

  1. :  right, directly

  1. :  a fringe of banged hair

  1. :  to cut (as front hair) short and squarely across

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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