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Noun: banger  bang-(g)u(r)
Usage: Brit
  1. (informal) pork sausage
    - snag [Brit, Austral, NZ]
     
  2. Firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing
    - firecracker, cracker
     
  3. A car that is old and unreliable
    "the fenders had fallen off that old banger";
    - bus, jalopy, heap, hooptie [US], clunker [N. Amer]

Derived forms: bangers

Type of: auto, automobile, car, dysphemism, firework, machine, motorcar, pork sausage, pyrotechnic

Encyclopedia: Banger