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 Meanings and Examples of BANG
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  a vigorous blow; a conspicuous success
Classic Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  She grabbed hold of the door to shut it with a bang, but the hook which held it open was too heavy for her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
2  It closed with a bang and, in the swirling smoke, Scarlett, half blind, saw Melanie, stamping her feet on the flames, beating at them with something dark and heavy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
3  Either you want to dance, or you bang the piano, or else you get moody as the devil and don't want to talk or anything else.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
4  The priest was a thin, swart, intense young man with a bang.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
5  She closed the stove door with a bang, and approaching, assisted in removing Edna's dripping mackintosh.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXVI
6  With that she stalked out, and made the door bang after her.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
7  After that, he retired for the night, shutting the outer door upon us with a bang.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. RETURN
8  There was a rush, a clatter upon the stairs, the bang of a door, and the crisp rattle of running footfalls from the street.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
9  We heard the steps of our visitors descend the stair and the bang of the front door.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 4. Sir Henry Baskerville
10  Another bang of the street door sent the basket under the sofa, and the girls to the table, eager for breakfast.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWO
11  Well, drive bang up against Trinity College gates," said Mr. Browne, "and then we'll tell you where to go.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE DEAD
12  He seized the candle in his fist, and set it on the chimney-piece with so violent a bang that the wick came near being extinguished, and the tallow bespattered the wall.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
13  She went out of the house and down the front steps, carrying the lamp and trying to keep the saber from banging against her legs.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
14  On her first evening in Gopher Prairie Cy had appeared at the head of a "charivari," banging immensely upon a discarded automobile fender.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
15  We ain't never goin to stand this second banging.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 6
Example Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  I heard a loud bang and then saw black smoke.
2  Your budget figures were bang on this year.
3  This technology is bang up to date.
4  His picture was right / bang in the middle of the front page.
5  There was a bang as the gun was fired.
6  There was a huge bang as if someone had exploded a rocket outside.
7  There was a loud bang outside the kitchen door.
8  Residents heard an enormous bang as a safety valve on the boiler failed.
9  The team won their last four games, ending the season with a bang.
10  There was a loud bang, like the sound of an engine misfiring.
11  Suddenly, there was a tremendous bang, and the whole station shook.
12  But there are fears that if the Egyptian side doesn't play well, the crowds will stay away and the African Cup may go off with a whimper rather than a bang.
13  In most cases, according to one hypothesis, a dying star produces a black hole without a bang or a flash.
14  We could hear them banging about upstairs, moving things.
15  On investigation, the noise turned out to be only a door banging.