But according to C, getting matched with a bang buddy is just part of the equation.
Lightning bolts are dispersed with little more than a flash and a bang.
But Wallace, who never lost that marvelous deep growl of a voice, did more than bang on people.
But now he can bang the drum on something that appeals deeply to these folks.
To be sure, she attracts more of the Pinterest kind of crowd than the type of girls found on, say, bang With Friends.
We had almost finished when the snipers somewhere on our left began to bang at us.
So he lay down in the coffin but no sooner was he inside when bang!
Then he strode out of the room, giving the door a bang behind him.
A pushing open of the outer door, a bang, and hasty footsteps in the hall.
Lysander brought his chair to the floor with a bang that made the loose boards of the porch rattle.
1540s, "to strike hard with a loud blow," from a Scandinavian sourse akin to Old Norse banga "to pound, hammer" of echoic origin. Slang meaning "have sexual intercourse with" first recorded 1937. Bang-up "excellent, first-rate," 1820, probably shortened from phrase bang up to the mark. The noun is recorded from late 16c.
This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper
[T.S. Eliot, "Hollow Men," 1925]
1590s, from Hindi bhang "narcotic from hemp," from Sanskrit bhangah "hemp." Cognate with Russian penika, Polish pienka (from Russian) "hemp." The word first appears in Western Europe in Portuguese (1560s).
Bang (bāng, bäng), Bernhard Lauritz Frederik. 1848-1932.
Danish veterinarian who discovered Brucella abortus, the agent of brucellosis in cattle and of undulant fever in humans.
Precisely; exactly: bang on the hour (1820s+)
[late 1980s+ Los Angeles gangs; from the rhyme, but influenced by gang bang, ''serial sex act done by a group of males to one woman'']
Marijuana; a marijuana cigarette: old bhang in his car
1. A common spoken name for "!" (ASCII 33), especially when used in pronouncing a bang path in spoken hackish. In elder days this was considered a CMUish usage, with MIT and Stanford hackers preferring excl or shriek; but the spread of Unix has carried "bang" with it (especially via the term bang path) and it is now certainly the most common spoken name for "!". Note that it is used exclusively for non-emphatic written "!"; one would not say "Congratulations bang" (except possibly for humorous purposes), but if one wanted to specify the exact characters "foo!" one would speak "Eff oh oh bang".
See pling, shriek, ASCII.
2. An exclamation signifying roughly "I have achieved enlightenment!", or "The dynamite has cleared out my brain!" Often used to acknowledge that one has perpetrated a thinko immediately after one has been called on it.