Definition of bang
- banged his knee
- banged the door shut
- bang for rebounds
First Known Use: circa 1550
The show began bang on time.
the reform movement was just beginning when it bang ran into opposition
directly, forthwith, headlong, immediately, instantaneously, instanter, instantly, now, PDQ, plumb, presently, promptly, pronto, right, right away, right now, right off, straight off, straightaway, straightway;
at once, in no time, off the bat, on a dime, on the double, on the spot;
First Known Use: 1874
: exactly or directly
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an inn where caravans rest at night
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