old banger

old banger
Noun. A delapidated old car.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • banger — 1. n. the front bumper of a vehicle. □ Other than a dent or two in the banger, this buggy’s okay. □ How much for a used banger like this old heap? 2. n. a hypodermic syringe. (Drugs.) □ Jed dropped his banger and really panicked when it broke. D …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • banger — I Australian Slang sausage II Everyday English Slang in Ireland n old car III Scottish Vernacular Dictionary To describe someone that s mentally challenged Example: check the nick a that banger over there can also be used when enquiring on how… …   English dialects glossary

  • banger — UK [ˈbæŋə(r)] / US [ˈbæŋər] noun [countable] Word forms banger : singular banger plural bangers British 1) informal a sausage 2) informal an old car in bad condition 3) a type of firework that makes a very loud noise when it explodes …   English dictionary

  • Banger — This surname of English, Scottish and Gaelic origin can be a topographical name for someone who lived on the slope of a hillside or by a riverbank, from the Old English bank(e) (Old Norse bakke ). It can also be an Anglicized form of the Gaelic O …   Surnames reference

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