- 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
British English slang for "a sausage," 1919, perhaps from sense of "a bludgeon," though this is recorded only in U.S. slang.