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1. bang  (noun) 
a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang"

  Also known as: hit, smash, smasher, strike


  More Specific:
blockbuster / megahit / smash hit - an unsually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel)
sleeper - an unexpected hit


  More Generic:
    success


2. bang  (noun) 
a fringe of banged hair (cut short squarely across the forehead)



  More Generic:
    hairdo     hair style     coiffure


3. bang  (noun) 
a sudden very loud noise

  Also known as: clap, eruption, blast, loud noise


  More Specific:
water hammer - the banging sound of steam in pipes


  More Generic:
    noise


4. bang  (noun) 
a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head"

  Also known as: knock, bash, smash, belt


  More Generic:
    bump     blow


5. bang  (noun) 
the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks"

  Also known as: boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick


  More Generic:
    exhilaration     excitement


6. bang  (verb) 
leap, jerk, bang; "Bullets spanged into the trees"

  Also known as: spang


  Category:
    dialect / idiom / accent

  More Generic:
    hit     strike     impinge on     run into     collide with


7. bang  (verb) 
strike violently; "slam the ball"

  Also known as: slam


  More Generic:
    hit


8. bang  (verb) 
close violently; "He slammed the door shut"

  Also known as: slam


  More Generic:
    close     shut


9. bang  (verb) 
have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"



  Category:
    archaism / archaicism

  More Specific:
take / have - have sex with
fornicate - have sex without being married


  More Generic:
    copulate     mate     pair     couple


  Verb Group:
    neck     make out


10. bang  (verb) 
move noisily; "The window banged shut"; "The old man banged around the house"



  More Generic:
    travel     go     move     locomote


11. bang  (verb) 
to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound; "One of them banged the sash of the window nearest my bed"



  More Generic:
    sound     go


12. bang  (adv/adj) 
directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"

  Also known as: slap, slapdash, smack, bolt


  Category:
    colloquialism

 

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