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whizbang (n.)

also whiz-bang, whizz-bang, 1915, originally a soldier's name for a type of German artillery shell in World War I, so called by the Allied troops in reference to its characteristic sound. From whizz + bang (v.).

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Definitions of whizbang from WordNet

whizbang (n.)
a small high-velocity shell; it makes a whizzing sound followed by a bang when it hits;
Synonyms: whizzbang / whizbang shell
whizbang (n.)
a firecracker that (like the whizbang shell) makes a whizzing sound followed by a loud explosion;
Synonyms: whizzbang
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