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  • noun dated A type of firework that made a whiz before exploding
  • noun dated A small artillery shell
  • noun Someone or something that holds an explosive amount of success, skill or effectiveness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small high-velocity shell; it makes a whizzing sound followed by a bang when it hits
  • noun a firecracker that (like the whizbang shell) makes a whizzing sound followed by a loud explosion


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