Bang-up meaning

băngŭp
Very good; excellent.

Did a bang-up job on the test.

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Very good; excellent.
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Especially good; wonderful; superb.
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(idiomatic) Good.

He’s doing a bang up job.

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To damage.

He banged up his new car last night.

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To put someone in prison.

He was so drunk that the police banged him up for the night.

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Origin of bang-up

  • From bang

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition