- Informal. a sausage.
- a firecracker.
Examples from the Web for banger
Where was Tyson, a critically acclaimed film about another, more famous, banger of heads?
In the mean time, Hopeful hammers away lustily, merrily whistling, and singing the praises of the 'Banger.'
He has softened Mrs. Banger by a proposal of marriage in which he appears to be perfectly in earnest.
Lady Corinthia Fanshawe and Mrs. Banger wish to see you, sir.
Mrs. Banger's grandmother commanded a canteen at that celebrated battle.
The Orderly forlornly contemplates the iron front presented by Mrs. Banger.
British Dictionary definitions for banger
- an old decrepit car
- (as modifier)banger racing
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.