Produce something loudly or hastily by striking, either a musical instrument or a typing keyboard. For example, The accompanist banged out the melody on the piano, or John planned to bang out his presentation in a couple of hours. [Late 1800s]
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compose, rewrite, create, scrawl, sign, note, record, pen, draft, address, print, scribble, tell, form, devise, conceive, invent, write, produce, design
- bang away,
- bang for the buck,
- bang into,
- bang on,
- bang one's head against,
- bang up,
- bang's bacillus,
- bang's disease,
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