Winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge [syn: slam, sweep
The noise made by the forceful impact of two objects
A forceful impact that makes a loud noise
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" [syn: shot
, slam, dig
Close violently; "He slammed the door shut" [syn: slam, bang
Strike violently; "slam the ball" [syn: slam, bang
Throw violently; "He slammed the book on the table" [syn: slam, flap down
Slam \Slam\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slammed
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra,
sl?ma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. sl[aum]mma.]
1. To shut with force and a loud noise; to bang; as, he
slammed the door.
2. To put in or on some place with force and loud noise; --
usually with down; as, to slam a trunk down on the
3. To strike with some implement with force; hence, to beat
or cuff. [Prov. Eng.]
4. To strike down; to slaughter. [Prov. Eng.]
5. To defeat (opponents at cards) by winning all the tricks
of a deal or a hand. --Hoyle.
To slam to
, to shut or close with a slam. "He slammed to
the door." --W. D. Howells.
Slam \Slam\, v. i.
To come or swing against something, or to shut, with sudden
force so as to produce a shock and noise; as, a door or
1. The act of one who, or that which, slams.
2. The shock and noise produced in slamming.
The slam and the scowl were lost upon Sam.
3. (Card Playing) Winning all the tricks of a deal (called,
, the winning of all but one of the thirteen
tricks being called a
4. The refuse of alum works. [Prov. Eng.]
come into collision,
confront each other,
deal a blow,
fall foul of,
fetch a blow,
hit a clip,
hole in one,
let have it,
shut the door,
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