- to cause (an aircraft, vehicle, etc.) to crash
- to collide with
- to bomb heavily
Origin of prangechoic
- a collision
- a bombing raid
transitive verbpranged, prang·ing, prangs Chiefly British
- To crash (an airplane, for example).
- To damage by colliding with (a car, for example).
- To bomb from the air.
Origin of prangImitative
- (dated, military slang) A bombing raid.
- (slang, dated) An aeroplane crash.
- (chiefly Australia and New Zealand, UK, informal) An accident involving a motor vehicle, typically minor and without casualties.
- (US, slang) Crack cocaine.
- (architecture) A type of tower or spire featured in some Buddhist temples of Thailand and Cambodia.
(third-person singular simple present prangs, present participle pranging, simple past and past participle pranged)
- (slang, dated) To crash an aeroplane.
- (intransitive, chiefly Australia and New Zealand, UK, informal) To crash; to have an accident while controlling a vehicle.
- (chiefly Australia and New Zealand, UK, informal) To damage (the vehicle one is driving) in an accident; to have a minor collision with (another motor vehicle).