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prang (præŋ Pronunciation for prang (mainly British) (slang)



  1. an accident or crash in an aircraft, car, etc
  2. an aircraft bombing raid
  3. an achievement


  1. to crash or damage (an aircraft, car, etc)
  2. to damage (a town, etc) by bombing

Word Origin

C20: possibly imitative of an explosion; perhaps related to Malay perang war, fighting

Example Sentences Including 'prang'

The paper says drivers with the moniker Natasha are statistically most likely to prang their motors.
Megastar (2004)


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