bang out

verb

Definition of bang out

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

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