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Definition of "banger" [banger]

  • Chiefly British A sausage. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A noisy old car. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A firework that explodes with a sudden loud noise. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "banger" in a sentence
  • "A wall-banger is something that fails spectacularly on all three counts."
  • "The banger was a very short but powerful looking Arab man in his 40s."
  • "I contacted him and no more than two days following our conversation I had myself a "banger" track to write to."