bang-up


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bang up

1. To strike and damage something. A noun can be used between "bang" and "up." That accident banged up the passenger side door of my car. Be careful with my phone—don't bang the screen up!
2. To hurt someone by striking or otherwise impacting them. I got really banged up in that car accident.
See also: bang, up

bang-up

mod. really excellent. I like to throw a bang-up party once or twice a year.
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