Meaning of 4-BANGER in English
n 1. a car with 4 cylinders. In the United States, where cars tend to be larger than in other parts of the world, a 4-banger is considered a small car. This is a term of derision, suggesting a weak automobile. ("He still drives around in his old 4-banger.") Submitted by Kevin Henriksen, Cedar Rapids, IA, USA, 29-11-2001.
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