bang away

verb

Definition of bang away

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to work with determined effort students banging away at their homework

  3. 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



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