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bang–bang

adjective \ˈbaŋ-ˌbaŋ\

Definition of BANG-BANG

1
a :  having a sudden, forceful, or attention-grabbing effect :  punchy <bang–bang headlines>
b :  executed or happening so quickly as to make judgment (as by an umpire or referee) difficult <a bang–bang play at first base>
2
:  characterized by violent or fast-paced action <a bang–bang movie>
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First Known Use of BANG-BANG

1972

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