Definition of Slam-bang

1. Adjective. Violent and sudden and noisy. "A slam-bang collision"

Language type: Argot, Cant, Jargon, Lingo, Patois, Slang, Vernacular
Similar to: Violent



2. Adverb. In a careless or reckless manner. "The shelves were put up slapdash"
Exact synonyms: Slapdash

3. Adverb. With heedless speed. "Yachts ran slap-bang into the convoy at 15 knots an hour"

4. Adverb. In a violent or sudden or noisy manner. "The pans fell slam-bang and woke the whole house"
Exact synonyms: Slap-bang

Definition of Slam-bang

1. Adjective. (onomatopoeia) Noisy, raucous. ¹

2. Adjective. Violent, forceful ¹

3. Adjective. Impressive, exciting. ¹

4. Adverb. Shot or hit with a noise ¹

5. Noun. (onomatopoeia) Noisy activity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slam-bang

slaken
slaker
slakers
slakes
slakin
slaking
slalom
slalomed
slalomer
slalomers
slaloming
slalomist
slalomists
slaloms
slam
slam-bang (current term)
slam-bangs
slam-dance
slam-dunk
slam-dunk approach
slam-dunk approaches
slam-dunks
slam book
slam dance
slam dancing
slam dunk
slam dunk approach
slam dunk approaches
slam dunked
slam dunking

Literary usage of Slam-bang

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... ovl) shut .. with a bang (1. a slam). slam (1. bang) . . to (1. shut), slam, bang, ... ovesta:) slam, bang; (räjähtää) explode; ..."

2. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... peal; (oven) slam, bang; ... ovi) shut . . with a bang (I. a slam), slam (1. bang) . . to (I. shut), slam, bang, ..."

3. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... report; (esim. ukkosen) clap, peal; (oven) slam, bang; ... (esim. ovl) shut . . with a bang (I. a slam), slam (I. bang) . .to (1. shut), slam, bang, ..."

4. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"E. slam-bang, slap-bang, violently ; Halliwell. slek'nen, to quench, extinguish, .... E. slam- bang, slap-bang, violently (Halliwell). At the same time, ..."

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