bang away

verb

Definition of bang away

1 : to work with determined effort
  • students banging away at their homework
2 : to attack persistently
  • police are going to keep banging away at you
  • —Erle Stanley Gardner

Examples of bang away in a Sentence

  1. the design team has been banging away at that project for months

First Known Use of bang away

1818

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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