- a person or thing that bangs.
- Informal.a sausage.
- a firecracker.
Origin of banger
Related Words for bangerbratwurst, frankfurter, banger, liverwurst, pepperoni, kielbasa, rolliche, wurst
Examples from the Web for banger
Contemporary Examples of banger
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Historical Examples of banger
Theres no use in my tackling Mrs. Banger: she would only sit on my head too.
General Mitchener: your designs on Mrs. Banger are defeated.
Lady Corinthia Fanshawe and Mrs. Banger wish to see you, sir.
Mrs. Banger's grandmother commanded a canteen at that celebrated battle.
In the mean time, Hopeful hammers away lustily, merrily whistling, and singing the praises of the 'Banger.'
- slang a sausage
- an old decrepit car
- (as modifier)banger racing
- a type of firework that explodes loudly
Word Origin and History for banger
British English slang for "a sausage," 1919, perhaps from sense of "a bludgeon," though this is recorded only in U.S. slang.