whizzbang

Definitions of whizzbang
  1. noun
    a small high-velocity shell; it makes a whizzing sound followed by a bang when it hits
    synonyms: whizbang, whizbang shell
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    type of:
    shell
    ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
  2. noun
    a firecracker that (like the whizbang shell) makes a whizzing sound followed by a loud explosion
    synonyms: whizbang
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    type of:
    banger, cracker, firecracker
    firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing
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