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

Word History


Scots spang to leap, cast, bang

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of spang was in 1843

Dictionary Entries Near spang

Cite this Entry

“Spang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spang. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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