Synonyms of bang in English:

bang


See definition of bang

noun

1‘the door slammed with a bang’

SYNONYMS

sharp noise, crack, boom, clang, peal, clap, pop, snap, knock, tap, slam, bump, thud, thump, clunk, clonk, clash, crash, smash, smack

stamp, stomp, clump, clomp

report, explosion, detonation, shot

informal wham, whump

2‘a nasty bang on the head’

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blow, hit, punch, knock, thump, rap, bump, thwack, smack, crack, slap, welt, cuff, box

informal bash, whack, clobber, clout, clip, wallop, belt, tan, biff, bop, sock, lam, whomp

British informal slosh

North American informal boff, bust, slug, whale

NZ Australian informal dong

dated buffet


verb

1‘he began to bang the table with his fist’

SYNONYMS

hit, strike, beat, thump, hammer, knock, rap, pound, thud, punch, bump, thwack, smack, crack, slap, slam, welt, cuff, pummel, buffet

informal bash, whack, clobber, clout, clip, wallop, belt, tan, biff, bop, sock, lam, whomp

British informal slosh

North American informal boff, bust, slug, whale

NZ Australian informal dong

2‘the door banged’

SYNONYMS

go bang, crash, smash, thud

3‘guns were banging all around them’

SYNONYMS

explode, crack, go off with a bang, detonate, burst, blow up


adverb

1‘bang in the middle of town’

SYNONYMS

precisely, exactly, right, directly, immediately, squarely, just, dead

promptly, prompt, dead on, on the stroke of …, on the dot of …

sharp, on the dot

spot on, smack, slap, slap bang, plumb

North American on the button, on the nose, smack dab, spang

2‘the machines will be bang up to date’

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completely, absolutely, totally, entirely, wholly, fully, thoroughly, utterly, quite, altogether, one hundred per cent, downright, unqualifiedly, in all respects, unconditionally, perfectly, unrestrictedly, undisputedly, to the maximum extent

clean, plumb, dead

3‘the minute something becomes obsolete, bang, it's gone’

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suddenly, abruptly, immediately, instantaneously, instantly, in an instant, straight away, all of a sudden, at once, all at once, promptly, in a trice, swiftly

unexpectedly, without warning, without notice, on the spur of the moment

straight off, out of the blue, in a flash, like a shot, before you can say Jack Robinson, before you can say knife, in two shakes, in two shakes of a lamb's tail