Definitions for slamslæm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
slamslæm(v.; n.)slammed, slam•ming
(v.t.)to shut with force and noise:
to slam the door.
to dash, strike, throw, etc., with violent, noisy impact:
She slammed the book on the table.
to hit, push, block, etc., so as to cause a violent noise (often fol. by on):
If you slam on the brakes, the car will skid.
to criticize harshly.
(v.i.)to shut, stop, or make an impact with force and noise:
The truck slammed into the wall.
to move or act with a noisy vigor, force, or violence.
(n.)a violent, noisy closing, dashing, or impact.
the noise so made.
Usu., the slam.Slang.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Ref: slammer (def. 2). 2
a harsh criticism.
a competitive, usu. boisterous poetry reading.
Origin of slam:
1650–60; prob. < Scand; cf. Icel, Norw, Sw slamra to slam
the winning or bidding of all the tricks or all the tricks but one in a deal of cards.
Ref: Compare grand slam (def. 1), 1 little slam.
Origin of slam:
1615–25; of uncert. orig.
winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
the noise made by the forceful impact of two objects
a forceful impact that makes a loud noise
shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe(verb)
an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
"his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
"He slammed the door shut"
"slam the ball"
slam dance, slam, mosh, thrash(verb)
dance the slam dance
slam, flap down(verb)
"He slammed the book on the table"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to hit or move into with great force
The speeding truck slammed into the wall.; The door slammed shut.; She slammed the phone down.; A huge storm slammed the coast.
to criticize harshly
Critics slammed the play.
to shut with force and a loud noise; to bang; as, he slammed the door
to put in or on some place with force and loud noise; -- usually with down; as, to slam a trunk down on the pavement
to strike with some implement with force; hence, to beat or cuff
to strike down; to slaughter
to defeat (opponents at cards) by winning all the tricks of a deal or a hand
to come or swing against something, or to shut, with sudden force so as to produce a shock and noise; as, a door or shutter slams
the act of one who, or that which, slams
the shock and noise produced in slamming
winning all the tricks of a deal
the refuse of alum works
Translations for slam
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to shut with violence usually making a loud noise
The door suddenly slammed (shut); He slammed the door in my face.
- يُغْلِق البابArabic
- затръшвам (се)Bulgarian
- baterPortuguese (BR)
- zabouchnout (se)Czech
- χτυπώ απότομα, βαράωGreek
- cerrar de golpeSpanish
- prantsatades sulgemaEstonian
- محكم بستنFarsi
- जोर से बंद करनाHindi
- skella (aftur)Icelandic
- (문 등을) 쾅 닫다Korean
- aizcirst (durvis); aizcirstiesLatvian
- smelle, slå/slenge igjenNorwegian
- محكم بستنPersian
- په خپرپ پورې كول (لكه ور، دروازهPashto
- a trântiRomanian
- zabuchnúť (sa)Slovak
- zaloputniti (se)Slovenian
- slå, smälla, drämmaSwedish
- çarparak kapa(n)makTurkish
- 猛力大聲關上Chinese (Trad.)
- زور سے یا دھڑ سے بند کرناUrdu
- đóng sầmVietnamese
- 砰地关上门Chinese (Simp.)
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