Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Cheek; the jaw.
  • n. The sound made when a hollow metal object is struck a glancing blow.
  • v. To batter; to clobber; to conk.
  • v. To throw hard.
  • n. Penis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The jaw, jawbone, or cheek bone.
  • n. A slap; a blow.
  • n. See whang.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The jaw, jaw-bone, or cheek-bone.
  • n. A cheek-tooth or grinder.
  • n. A dialectal reduction of whang.

Etymologies

From Middle English wange, from Old English wange ("jaw, cheek"), from Proto-Germanic *wangōn (“cheek”), from Proto-Indo-European *wenǵ- (“neck, cheek”). Cognate with Scots wan, wang ("cheek"), West Frisian wang ("cheek"), Dutch wang ("cheek"), German Wange ("cheek"), Icelandic vanga ("cheek"), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌲𐌲𐌰- (wagga-) in 𐍅𐌰𐌲𐌲𐌰𐍂𐌴𐌹𐍃 (waggareis, "pillow, cushion"). (Wiktionary)
(onomatopoeia) (Wiktionary)
Origin uncertain. Perhaps short for whangdoodle ("gadget, doodad"), or from whang ("stour, thick slice", also "thong"), from thwang ("thong"). See thong. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A wayward wang is not grounds for resignation or impeachment.

    Sanford returns to SC as Republicans mull his fate

  • Seroiusly, do these idiots pay any attention to the LAW they are charged with upholding or has it really all just become a game of waving the wang from the soapbox to pander to subsets of the public identified by polling?

    Abortion issue clouds health care debate

  • Eibmoz says: he only wants to know because his wang is larger in metric

    MANDRAKE THE LADYBOY!

  • Jing ke ci qin wang better known as The Emperor and the Assassin - I like Chen Kaige's eye almost as much as I like his writing (Temptress Moon, Farewell My Concubine).

    weekend films

  • The Tibetan term wang, usually translated as “initiation,” literally means an empowerment.

    Essentials for Taking a Kalachakra Initiation

  • Moralistic “my wang is bigger” contests don’t strike me as the highest of pursuits to aspire to either.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Real Torture Debate

  • January 6th, 2010 at 1: 55 am anonymous @291: Moralistic “my wang is bigger” contests don’t strike me as the highest of pursuits to aspire to either.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Real Torture Debate

  • These teachings and the sacred phrase wang yan qi lou remind us that we have to be careful of our speech.

    Tao II

  • November 29th, 2007 at 5: 41 pm wwbd says: ono - does your avatar say ‘i love wanga’? is wanga long for wang, which is a pseudonym for the cock? if so, fek wants a word with you.

    ORPHANAGES ARE STILL HORROR-FILLED

  • The emperors of the dynasty of Chou, which came formally into power in 1122 B.C., we have seen took no other title than that of wang, which is usually considered by Europeans to mean "king"; in modern times it is applied to the rulers of (what until recently were) tributary states, such as Loochoo, Annam, and Corea; to foreign rulers (unless they insist on a higher title); and to

    Ancient China Simplified

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  • Wing-wang for me means penis. E.g. P.J. O'Rourke's classic 1978 article "How to Drive Fast on Drugs While Getting Your Wing-Wang Squeezed and Not Spill Your Drink".

    See also wing-wang.

    November 12, 2007

  • Much like widget, gadget, thingamajig, thingamabob (et al.), wing wang (sometimes hyphenated) is a placeholder name for a real thing. For instance, the widget is broken. Or the thingamajig is loose. These are words that can be used in place of actual items who’s identity are not known.
    I am in favor for the increased usage of wing wang. For example, “the wing wang detached so the phlange panel fell off�?. Using the term, wing wang is a great way to add variety to your repertoire.

    Further, I admonish the usage of the word wang in its verb form. Wang v. To hit or strike with great force. Ex. I wanged my knee against the table.

    Discuss.

    November 12, 2007