There are 2 main definitions of pang in English:

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pang 1

Pronunciation: /paŋ/

noun

A sudden sharp pain or painful emotion: Lindsey experienced a sharp pang of guilt the snack bar will keep those hunger pangs at bay
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  • She twisted around to try and see the damage he had done and was rewarded with a sharp pang of pain.
  • A sudden pang of pain hit my chest, and I held onto it trying to ease the pain.
  • Hunger pangs mixed with pain from his injuries to put him in a miserable state of stupor.
Synonyms
pain, sharp pain, shooting pain, twinge, stab, spasm, ache, cramp
qualm, misgiving, scruple, twinge, prick, dart, twitch, gnawing

Origin

Late 15th century: perhaps an alteration of prong.

Words that rhyme with pang

bang, Battambang, bhang, clang, Da Nang, dang, fang, gang, hang, harangue, kiang, Kuomintang, Kweiyang, Laing, Luang Prabang, meringue, Nanchang, Pahang, parang, Penang, prang, Pyongyang, rang, sang, satang, Shang, shebang, Shenyang, slambang, slang, spang, sprang, Sturm und Drang, tang, thang, trepang, twang, vang, whang, Xizang, yang, Zaozhuang
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pang 2

Pronunciation: /paŋ/

adjective

Scottish & Northern Irish
Crammed or densely packed: pang full of meat and bread
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  • When I got the length of Mr Anthony's street, it was pang full of people.
  • He was a rude man and pang full of oaths.
  • The provincial judge was pang full of ministerial influence.

Origin

Mid 16th century: origin unknown.

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