- Slang a high explosive shell of great speed whose sound of explosion occurs immediately after its sound of flight; also, a fireworks device suggestive of this
- ⌂ whiz ()
Slang extremely clever, useful, impressive, etc.
also whizz-bang Informal
One that is conspicuously effective, successful, or skillful: a whiz-bang of a speech.
- Conspicuously effective, successful, or skillful: a whiz-bang ad campaign.
- Very rapid and eventful; rushed: whiz-bang pacing; a whiz-bang schedule.
Origin of whiz-bangFrom whizzbang, a shell used in World War I that was heard only an instant before landing and exploding : whiz + bang1.
- Alternative form of whizz-bang.