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adverb British Informal.
  1. slam-bang.
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Historical Examples of slap-bang

  • Workmen generally dine at slap-bang shops, and are often paid at tommy shops.

    The Slang Dictionary

    John Camden Hotten

  • Round after round he scrambled his way in, slap-bang, right and left, every hit tremendously sent home.

    Rodney Stone

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • You know, Francis, if you do not drink your medicine, you will never see Slap-bang again.

  • In slap-bang fashion, they sailed right into the Tripolitans and captured, cutlass in hand, the three leading ones.

British Dictionary definitions for slap-bang


adverb informal, mainly British
  1. in a violent, sudden, or noisy mannerUS equivalent: slam-bang
  2. directly or immediatelyslap-bang in the middle
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