Banger

A banger can be a:
*A sausage, usually pork and of a lower quality, with a tendency to split open with a "bang" during frying. See also bangers and mash
*A firecracker (British English) or explosive firework designed to make noise
*An old or decrepit car (British English). See also lemon (automobile)
*Slang for a firearm, usually a handgun
*In Australia the terms Banger or G-Banger are interchangeable with G-string
*The nickname of Robert Harvey (derived from the Harvey Wallbanger)
*The nickname of (Joshua Ungerleider) derived from the word (Underbanger).
*A hard rocker (from head banger)
*A multi-table poker tournament, normally costing 75 dollars or more
*Ed Banger Records, French Record Label releasing House music.
*Banger racing, a motorsport category using "Lemon" automobiles."Banger" slang term, sometimes derogatory, for a Polynesian; relates to explosive
*A Banger is a slang term for a good high-energy, pumping, dance music song, usually of the electro house genre. A favorite of the electronic-leaning hipster subculture.
*A Banger is a shortened version of the phrase Cult Banger, a style of tattoo that may only be given by a select group of tattoo artists to a select group of individuals, as authorized by Chase Lisbon, creator of alt porn website, Supercult.com.
*"Banger" is a slang term used mainly in Dublin for an illegal or overage (in juvenile) GAA player.
*gwynn hoskins


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  • banger — [baŋ′ər] n. [ BANG1 + ER: ? from resemblance to a thick club used for banging] [Brit. Informal] a sausage …   English World dictionary

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  • banger — I Australian Slang sausage II Everyday English Slang in Ireland n old car III Scottish Vernacular Dictionary To describe someone that s mentally challenged Example: check the nick a that banger over there can also be used when enquiring on how… …   English dialects glossary

  • banger — [[t]bæ̱ŋə(r)[/t]] bangers 1) N COUNT Bangers are sausages. [BRIT, INFORMAL] ... bangers and mash. 2) N COUNT: usu adj N You can describe a car as a banger if it is old and in very bad condition. [BRIT, INFORMAL] ...this clapped out old banger.… …   English dictionary

  • banger — UK [ˈbæŋə(r)] / US [ˈbæŋər] noun [countable] Word forms banger : singular banger plural bangers British 1) informal a sausage 2) informal an old car in bad condition 3) a type of firework that makes a very loud noise when it explodes …   English dictionary

  • banger — noun a) A firework that makes a bang. bangers and mash b) A sausage. He drives a little four banger to work. Syn: snag, bucket, beater …   Wiktionary

  • Banger — This surname of English, Scottish and Gaelic origin can be a topographical name for someone who lived on the slope of a hillside or by a riverbank, from the Old English bank(e) (Old Norse bakke ). It can also be an Anglicized form of the Gaelic O …   Surnames reference


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