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Definition of pang in English:


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.
pain, sharp pain, shooting pain, twinge, stab, spasm, ache, cramp
qualm, misgiving, scruple, twinge, prick, dart, twitch, gnawing


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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