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four-banger

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.

banger

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.

gangbanger

1. vulgar slang One of several people who engage in sexual intercourse with one person, either at once or in succession.
2. vulgar slang Someone who rapes a person with several other perpetrators; someone who perpetrates a gang rape. This usage is often considered inappropriate due to likening an instance of rape with a consensual act.
3. slang Someone who participates in the activities of a gang, typically violent crime; a gang member. The shooting is thought to have been perpetrated by rival gangbangers.

4-banger

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

banger

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.

gangbanger

n. a member of a street gang. The gangbangers threatened the old lady too often, and finally she pulled out a can of mace and gave them a little lesson in good manners.
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"You always hope to win when you enter a competition, but for our entry to be crowned North East Legendary Banger is just fantastic.
The banger took the best sausage award in the National Barbecue Championship.
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"It's lucky I love bangers and I've been eating them since I was little.
He said: "I'm going around the country trying to find the best British banger. It's going to be great."
Bangers have been banned in the UK since 1997 but the counterfeit fireworks are thought to have been imported from China, via Ireland.
BANGERS and mash is the most popular comfort food during the recession, a survey revealed today.
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Car owners can turn old bangers into cash with a scheme to cut the number of dumped vehicles across Redcar and Cleveland.
The 'Unlimited Bangers' event on Saturday week already has a booking list of over 120 drivers, all of whom will be eager to show a turn of speed and their demolition skills.
FORGET bangers and mash - this is more a case of bangers and cash.
Some fun, the bangers, which these days sound like minor bombs, cause countles injuries and untold misery to the thousands of us who have to sit and listen to them night after night, not just for a few days but for weeks before November 5.
THEY may have been around for 111 years between them - but Goldie Hawn and Susan Sarandon showed they're far from old bangers yet.
Both Copeland and Mayes are amongst the 200-car entry for the British Unlimited Bangers Team Championship, at Swaffham next Sunday.