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Raucous, violent, vigorous, etc: in climaxes as slam-bang as a four-horse stretch drive/ a couple of slam-bang musical numbers (1823+)adverb
Violently: They went at it slam-bang (1840+)noun
A wild and vicious fight (1920s+ Prizefighting)Related Terms
Precisely; directly: Streets that ended slap in a courtyard/ The storm was pointed slam-bang at Tampa (first form 1829+, second 1885+, third 1940s+)