bang out

verb

banged out; banging out; bangs out

transitive verb

informal
: to produce (something) in a quick or hurried manner
typists banging out copy
He was only 40 when he fulfilled the common newsman's dream of hitting it big with the novel he'd been banging out between deadlines.Thomas Mallon

Examples of bang out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sitting behind a red drum kit with his name printed on the front, the toddler wears black headphones and bangs out a drum solo, impressively keeping time with the song while his dad sits on a couch nearby, watching proudly. Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 5 Jan. 2024 There's something about waking up Friday morning with a fresh cup of coffee with no emails, no Slack messages and banging out a creative proposal or performance review or product design. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 4 Oct. 2023 The woman swiped the bangs out of her flushed face and lunged. Oliver Munday, The Atlantic, 28 Aug. 2023 Birdsong has inspired musicians from Bob Marley to Mozart and perhaps as far back as the first hunter-gatherers who banged out a beat. The New York Times Elaine Chen Emily Anthes, New York Times, 18 May 2023 The Diamondbacks banged out 15 hits, getting three hits apiece from Geraldo Perdomo, Christian Walker and Emmanuel Rivera. Nick Piecoro, The Arizona Republic, 29 Apr. 2023 What Muscles Pushups Work Chest Triceps Shoulders Core Upper back Ever notice a great upper body pump after banging out a few sets of traditional pushups? Jeff Tomko, Men's Health, 18 July 2023 In all, the Brewers offense banged out 14 hits -- two shy of tying a season high -- but some of its old bugaboos showed up again as well as the unit finished 3 for 15 with runners in scoring position. Todd Rosiak, Journal Sentinel, 7 July 2023 Some people bang out cardio first simply to get it over with. Ashley Mateo, Women's Health, 20 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bang out was in 1928

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“Bang out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bang%20out. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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