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kisahawklin ([personal profile] kisahawklin) wrote in [community profile] 15_minute_ficlets2014-08-31 02:12 am

Prompt #201

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Today's word is: bang

bang [bang]

noun
1. a loud, sudden, explosive noise, as the discharge of a gun.
2. a resounding stroke or blow: a nasty bang on the head.
3. Informal. a sudden movement or show of energy: He started with a bang.
4. energy; vitality; spirit: The bang has gone out of my work.
5. Informal. sudden or intense pleasure; thrill; excitement: a big bang out of seeing movies.
6. Slang: Vulgar. sexual intercourse.
7. Printing and Computer Slang. an exclamation point.

verb (used with object)
8. to strike or beat resoundingly; pound: to bang a door.
9. to hit or bump painfully: to bang one's ankle on a chair leg.
10. to throw or set down roughly; slam: He banged the plates on the table.
11. Slang: Vulgar. to have sexual intercourse with.

verb (used without object)
12. to strike violently or noisily: to bang on the door.
13. to make a loud, sudden, explosive noise like that of a violent blow: The guns banged all night.
14. Slang: Vulgar. to have sexual intercourse.

adverb
15. suddenly and loudly; abruptly or violently: She fell bang against the wall.
16. directly; precisely; right: He stood bang in the middle of the flower bed.

Verb phrases
17. bang into, to collide with; bump into: The truck skidded on the ice and banged into a parked car.
18. bang up, to damage: A passing car banged up our fender.

Idioms
19. bang off, Chiefly British Slang. immediately; right away.
20. bang on, Chiefly British Slang. terrific; marvelous; just right:
That hat is absolutely bang on.

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