give a bang(redirected from give a kick)
give (one) a bang
To cause one to feel enjoyment or excitement. Even as an adult, building sandcastles at the beach still gives me a bang. Doing wheelies on her motorcycle in front of an audience really gives her a bang.
give someone a bangand give someone a charge; give someone a kick
Fig. Inf. to give someone a bit of excitement. John always gives me a bang. The whole afternoon, with all its silliness, gave me a charge anyway.