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A name for a four-stroke (or four-cycle) engine, as is found in many cars. I need to get my four-banger tuned up one of these days.


1. A sausage. Primarily heard in the UK. We're going to have bangers and mash for dinner tonight.
2. The front bumper on a car or other vehicle. My banger got messed up in the accident, but luckily, the rest of my car is OK.
3. slang A hypodermic syringe, as used to inject illegal drugs. In that seedy part of town, you're liable to find bangers discarded by junkies on the sidewalk.


n. a four-cycle engine. (see also banger.) Your 4-banger shouldn’t be so loud. How’s the muffler?


1. n. the front bumper of a vehicle. (see also 4-banger.) Other than a dent or two in the banger, this buggy’s okay.
2. n. a hypodermic syringe. (Drugs.) Jed dropped his banger and really panicked when it broke.
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Geordie Bangers will be attending the National Youth Market today and tomorrow between 10am to 4pm, featuring between 25 and 30 stalls.
And the bangers stayed strong - even on the twists and turns of GP circuits Silverstone, Northamptonshire, and Spa Francorchamps, Belgium and the high-speed unrestricted sections of the Autobahn.
Rupert Pontin, head of valuations at Glass's, said: "We see many bangers going through auction in excellent condition at very reasonable prices and, for many people, they make extremely sensible purchases.
He went on: "However, instead of this flood of bangers entering the market leading to a collapse in values, they have actually increased quite substantially.
99 for 6, Morrisons Tester says: Classic and delicious - a really meaty banger.
99 for 6, Morrisons y Tester says: Classic and delicious - a really meaty banger.
A well known celebrity will be asked to judge the best banger of the festival and a prize will be awarded.
Bangers 'N' Hash, which needs to be heated in the oven for 12 minutes, is targeted at busy families.
Aubrey Allen picked up a total of eight awards, including four golds, including Best Speciality Pork Sausage for its Warwickshire Whizzer and Iconic British Banger for its Butlers Banger.
G H Pickings, of East Boldon, South Tyneside, was given the North East Legendary Banger award for its Pitman's Porker Sausage.
He reportedly spends up to 700 pounds per year on bangers and has even bought a deep chest freezer to store the vast quantities of his favourite McWhinneys Irish pork sausages.
Drug addicts crave their medicine of choice, and it's the same for me except that my drug is a banger.
The scheme has not only put new cars on the road, it has taken old bangers off it.
9%) of Britain's bangers had been consumed in the capital in the past year [TNS, 52 w/e 18 May], ahead of the Midlands (16.
THE blight of old bangers is disappearing - thanks to tough new laws and the soaring price of scrap metal.