pranged; pranging; prangs

transitive verb

chiefly British
: to have an accident with : cause to crash
prang noun chiefly British

Examples of prang in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tracy Pew’s basslines were raw—purring and pranging in equal measure. Daniel Dylan Wray, Pitchfork, 11 Oct. 2023

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Word History


origin unknown

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prang was in 1941

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“Prang.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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