or whiz·bang, whizz-bang
[noun hwiz-bang, wiz-; adjective hwiz-bang, wiz-]
Military. a small, high-speed shell whose sound as it flies through the air arrives almost at the same instant as its explosion.
a firecracker with a similar effect.
Informal. whiz1(def 5).
Informal. first-rate; topnotch: a whiz-bang navigator.
- whitworth screw thread,
- whiz kid,
- whizz kid,
Origin of whiz-bang
First recorded in 1910–15; orig. imitative
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