spang

adverb
\ ˈspaŋ How to pronounce spang (audio) \

Definition of spang

1 : to a complete degree
2 : in an exact or direct manner : squarely

First Known Use of spang

1843, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for spang

Scots spang to leap, cast, bang

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The first known use of spang was in 1843

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