with a bang

with a bang

mod. in a flamboyant or exciting manner. (Especially with go out, quit, finish.) The old year went out with a bang.
See also: bang
References in classic literature ?
she finished, going out and closing the door with a bang, "Oh
I could but stand outside, and take a last look at the two sweet children, ere they disappeared within, and the golden gate closed with a bang.
He tugged hard at his beard, and went and shut himself up in the library with a bang of the door that had a world of meaning in it.
That Cheyne boy's the biggest nuisance aboard," said a man in a frieze overcoat, shutting the door with a bang.
The old Tower musket went off with a bang, and a young buffalo bellowed in pain.
Another chant from Hagar produced another apparition, not a lovely one, for with a bang an ugly black imp appeared and, having croaked a reply, tossed a dark bottle at Hugo and disappeared with a mocking laugh.
As for ME, sir,' I began, but checked by some impediment in my utterance, and finding that my whole frame trembled with fury, I said no more, but took the wiser part of snatching up my hat and bolting from the room, slamming the door behind me, with a bang that shook the house to its foundations, and made my mother scream, and gave a momentary relief to my excited feelings.
BEDWORTH A brought Chestnuts down to earth with a bang in the latest round of matches in the DPS Transport & Distribution Nuneaton Winter Snooker League.