- 1chiefly North American A resounding success: Dan was a whiz-bang at mechanical thingsMore example sentences
- Velocity by Stanton Welch is, as its title suggests, a whiz-bang of ensemble dancing, with meaty group sections for the men that fill the stage with a sizzling kinetic power.
- While the programmes chronicle real-life Irish incidents, their producers are clearly besotted with the whizz-bang of American television's hottest slice of hokum.
- 2(Especially during the First World War) a small-calibre high-velocity shell.More example sentences
- My own closest call came when we were going over open ground when a whizz-bang burst behind me.
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- Lively or sensational; fast-paced: a whizz-bang publicity campaignMore example sentences
- Long-Term Capital's whiz-bang managers didn't invest in factories, research and development, home building, or anything else productive.
- I was neutral until I saw the trailer, and whizz-bang stuff aside, I actually winced at some of the dialogue.
- It is easy, she says, for the basics to get lost among petty controversies and whizz-bang advertising.
More definitions of whiz-bangDefinition of whiz-bang in:
- The US English dictionary