bangs pl (normally plural, singular bang)
- plural of
- (chiefly US) Hair hanging over the forehead.
- (chiefly US) A hairstyle including such hair, especially cut straight across the forehead.
- Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bang
Shortened from Bang's disease.
- Brucellosis, a bacterial disease.
From English bangs, plural of bang, from Middle English *bangen, from Old English *bangian, *bangan or Old Norse banga (“to pound, hammer”); both from Proto-Germanic *bang- (“to beat”), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰen- (“to beat, hit, injure”).
- Hyphenation: bangs