Invertext Online Technical Dictionary


transitive verb  


Definition 1

Use part of body (hand, fist, etc.) to make sudden noise.

Source: Invertext, from Concise Oxford Dictionary

Context: Ivan Seidenberg, then chief executive of Verizon, famously banged his fist on the table in the FT’s London office and insisted that the US group would be “the hunter”.

Source: Financial Times 06/03/2013 (Paul Taylor in the US and Daniel Thomas in London)

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