bangs

bangs "hair cut straight across the forehead," 1878 (sing.), Amer.Eng., attested from 1870 of horses (bang-tail), perhaps from notion of abruptness (Cf. bang off "immediately, without delay," though this expression is attested only from 1886). See BANG (Cf. bang).

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  • bangs — [ bæŋz ] noun plural AMERICAN short hair that hangs over your forehead. British fringe …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • bangs — noun /bæŋz/ Hair cut so as to hang down over the forehead. My bangs keep getting in my eyes when I swim. Syn: fringe, forelock …   Wiktionary

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  • Bangs — biographical name John Kendrick 1862 1922 American humorist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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