bada bing

interjection (1)
\ ˌbä-də-ˈbiŋ How to pronounce bada bing (audio) , ˌba-, ˌbə-\
variants: or bada-bing \ ˌbä-​də-​ˈbiŋ How to pronounce bada-bing (audio) , ˌba-​ , ˌbə-​ \ or less commonly badda bing \ ˌbä-​də-​ˈbiŋ How to pronounce badda bing (audio) , ˌba-​ , ˌbə-​ \ or badda-bing \ ˌbä-​də-​ˈbiŋ How to pronounce badda-bing (audio) , ˌba-​ , ˌbə-​ \

Definition of bada bing

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly US
used especially to emphasize something regarded as surprising, sudden, effortlessly achieved, or impressive This was all it really took? A mass, a prayer and bada bing! Absolution? — Jeanne Jackson, East Bay Express (California), 13 May 2009

bada boom

interjection (2)
\ ˌbä-də-ˈbüm How to pronounce bada boom (audio) , ˌba-, ˌbə-\
variants: or bada-boom \ ˌbä-​də-​ˈbüm How to pronounce bada-boom (audio) , ˌba-​ , ˌbə-​ \ or less commonly badda boom \ ˌbä-​də-​ˈbüm How to pronounce badda boom (audio) , ˌba-​ , ˌbə-​ \ or badda-boom \ ˌbä-​də-​ˈbüm How to pronounce badda-boom (audio) , ˌba-​ , ˌbə-​ \

Definition of bada boom (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly US
: bada bing One minute you're stuck on U.S. 50, the next you're sailing along suburban streets and, bada boom, you're at the bridge.— Julie Scharper, Baltimore Sun, 30 Aug. 2008

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First Known Use of bada bing

Interjection (1)

1965, in the meaning defined above

Interjection (2)

1991, in the meaning defined above

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