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

Definitions

noun

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

verb

  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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