- tr, adverb (prison slang) to lock up (a prisoner) in his or her cell, esp for the night
Example Sentences Including 'bang up'
HERE'S the Beauty And The Beast fairytale brought bang up to date in the shape of Gail Porter and Keith Flint.
Sun, News of the World (1999)
Makes you feel queer, it does, all the men dressed bang up and us skinned to nothing.
GALLOWS THIEF (2002)
The property also is slap bang up against a commercial building on one boundary.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)
They may look antique, but the materials - hard casing on the outside, soft, luxurious linings within u are bang up to date.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
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