bang out

verb
banged out; banging out; bangs out

Definition of bang 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

First Known Use of bang out

1928, in the meaning defined above

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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 10 Aug. 2022.

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