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addaword.gifdefinition of spang

verb
to go wrong, synonym for 'to go pear-shaped'
The computer has spanged out on me. / I was trying to fix the bike and then the wire just spanged off.
Submitted by: laffingboy from United Kingdom on 19/08/2010 13:15:00
Definition of spang from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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