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"
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
Origin: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra, slma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. slmma.]
Slam is a producer/DJ duo from Glasgow, consisting of Stuart MacMillan and Orde Meikle. They are co-founders of Soma Quality Recordings. Their music style consists of house and techno.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
slam, v.t. or v.i. to shut with violence and noise: to throw down with violence: to win all the tricks in a card-game:—pr.p. slam′ming; pa.t. and pa.p. slammed.—n. the act of slamming: the sound so made: the winning of all the tricks at whist, &c. [Scand., Norw. slemma, Ice. slamra.]
slam, n. an old card-game.
slam, n. a shambling fellow. [Cf. Dut. slomp, Ger. schlampe.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'slam' in Verbs Frequency: #908
The numerical value of slam in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of slam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Don't ever slam a door, you might want to go back.
It's not a slam dunk either way. I think the constitutional arguments are very difficult for him.
Every time he broke or hit on the brakes, I would slam forward and then he'd start driving again, slam back the other way, i felt less than human, the way they treated you.
Now I've got the confidence, I've got the matches and I'm actually still feeling really fresh even after this week, everybody knows it's Roger Federer last chance to do well at a slam or win a slam.
A guy can invest in the Alberta oil sands or a Bakken shale-type company and they are going to make a little bit of money, but they are not going to hit that grand-slam home run we are looking for in elephant country.
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- esmaixar, esmaixadaCatalan, Valencian
- zuschlagen, ausschimpfen, zuknallenGerman
- läimäys, läimäyttää, kulauttaa, paiskata, loukkaus, haukkua pataluhaksi, haukkua, pamahdus, puhdistaa pöytä, mojauttaa, donkata, donkkaus, panetella, iskeä, läjähdys, slammata, kuonaFinnish
- хлопание, разносить, хлопать, хлопнутьRussian
- hız ve gürültü ile yere çalma, yere çalmak, veryansın etmek, içiden çarpılma, bağırıp çağırmak, sövmek, güm, ağzına çalmak, yere çarpmak, çarpma, batırmak, çarpmakTurkish
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