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1. (n) an ordeal, event, or group of objects. Commonly used in the phrase "the whole shebang."
2. (n) (Computer Programming: CGI) The first line of any CGI code that tells the program where the Perl (or other CGI language) interpreter is located within a computer system (Also known as the Shebang Line).
1. We took care of the whole shebang.
2. #!/usr/bin/perl
by Damae October 19, 2003
 
1.
something in its entirety
I ate the whole shebang.
by negro October 18, 2003
 
2.
a UNIX term, for "#!". A contraction of the "hash" -- "#", and the "bang" -- "!"
#!/bin/perl
by KuroiShi October 20, 2003
 
3.
A Ricky Martin song most notably performed by Asian tool box William Hung on "American Idol".
When watching William Hung butcher "She Bangs" on "American Idol", I realized that it's sort of ironic that William is definitely not "hung" and he will most likely never get a chance to "bang".
by Nick D May 10, 2004
 
4.
The entire, the whole; the whole part of. the whole enchilada
If I win, I get the whole shebang.
by johnson October 19, 2003
 
5.
see also Ricky Martin and William Hung.

because of American Idol, the William Hung version is now more famous than the Ricky Martin version.
Talk to me, tell me your name...
by KRHimself September 04, 2004
 
6.
Used with "whole" to indicate the entirety of something.
Yep, I bought the whole shebang.
by Luke McReynolds October 20, 2003
 
7.
a complete instance of something; all of something
That girl is the whole shebang.
by Casey October 10, 2003