slam bang

slam-bang

[slam-bang]
adverb Informal.
1.
with noisy violence: He drove slam-bang through the garage door.
2.
quickly and carelessly; slapdash.
adjective
3.
noisy and violent.
4.
excitingly fast-paced, especially in a noisy and violent way; action-filled; thrilling: a slam-bang ending to the movie.
5.
vigorous and fast but careless; slapdash.
6.
outstanding or powerful; excellent: a slam-bang keynote address.
verb (used without object)
7.
to act or proceed in a chaotic or disorderly fashion: The children slam-banged into the furniture.

Origin:
1830–40, Americanism

slam-banger, noun
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slam-bang
 
adv
1.  another word (esp US) for slap-bang
2.  informal (US) carelessly; recklessly

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