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Word of the Day – Whiz-Bang

By November 5, 2018 Word of the Day

Whiz-Bang (noun)

wiz-bang

(especially during the First World War) a small-calibre high-velocity shell.

More recently: noisy fireworks

onomatopoeic

Example sentences

“The whiz-bangs rained down on the trenches.”

“It seems traditional bonfire parties are giving way to whiz-bangs late into the night.”

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