HyperDic: slam-bang

English > 4 senses of the word slam-bang:
ADVERBallslam-bang, slapdashin a careless or reckless manner
allslam-bangwith heedless speed
allslam-bang, slap-bangin a violent or sudden or noisy manner
ADJECTIVEallslam-bangviolent and sudden and noisy
English > slam-bang: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningViolent and sudden and noisy.
Example"a slam-bang collision"
BroaderviolentActing with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
Usage ofslang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
English > slam-bang: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a careless or reckless manner.
Synonymslapdash
English > slam-bang: 4 senses > adverb 2
MeaningWith heedless speed.
English > slam-bang: 4 senses > adverb 3
MeaningIn a violent or sudden or noisy manner.
Example"the pans fell slam-bang and woke the whole house"
Synonymslap-bang

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