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'SLAM'

Definition of 'slam'
From: WordNet
noun
Winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge [syn: slam, sweep]
noun
The noise made by the forceful impact of two objects
noun
A forceful impact that makes a loud noise
noun
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, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe]
verb
Close violently; "He slammed the door shut" [syn: slam, bang]
verb
Strike violently; "slam the ball" [syn: slam, bang]
verb
Dance the slam dance [syn: slam dance, slam, mosh, thrash]
verb
Throw violently; "He slammed the book on the table" [syn: slam, flap down]
Definition of 'Slam'
From: GCIDE
Slam \Slam\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slammed; p. pr. & vb. n. Slamming.] [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. [1913 Webster]
2. To put in or on some place with force and loud noise; -- usually with down; as, to slam a trunk down on the pavement. [1913 Webster]
3. To strike with some implement with force; hence, to beat or cuff. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]
4. To strike down; to slaughter. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]
5. To defeat (opponents at cards) by winning all the tricks of a deal or a hand. --Hoyle. [1913 Webster]
To slam to, to shut or close with a slam. "He slammed to the door." --W. D. Howells. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Slam'
From: GCIDE
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 shutter slams. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Slam'
From: GCIDE
Slam \Slam\, n.
1. The act of one who, or that which, slams. [1913 Webster]
2. The shock and noise produced in slamming. [1913 Webster]
The slam and the scowl were lost upon Sam. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]
3. (Card Playing) Winning all the tricks of a deal (called, in bridge,
grand slam, the winning of all but one of the thirteen tricks being called a
small slam). [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
4. The refuse of alum works. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'slam'
adverse criticism, altogether, animadversion, aspersion, attack, back answer, bad notices, bad press, bang, bang into, bar, barrack, barricade, bash, bastinado, bat, batten, batten down, batter, beat, beating, belt, biff, blast, blow, bolt, bonk, boom, bump, bump into, burst, bust, button, button up, cannon, captiousness, carom, carom into, carping, castigate, caustic remark, cavil, caviling, censoriousness, chaff, choke, choke off, chop, clap, clash, clear, clip, clobber, close, close up, clout, clump, coldcock, collide, come into collision, comeback, completely, concuss, confront each other, constrict, contain, contract, cover, crack, crack up, crash, crash into, criticism, criticize, crump, crunch, cudgel, cut, cut at, cutting remark, dash, dash into, de##censored##te, deal, deal a blow, deck, denounce, dig, dig at, ding, dint, disparage, drub, drubbing, drumming, dump, dump on, encounter, entirely, exception, fall foul of, fasten, faultfinding, fetch, fetch a blow, flak, flap, flay, fleer, fling, flop, flout, fold, fold up, foolery, foul, fully, fusillade, gibe, gibing retort, goal, grand slam, hairsplitting, hammer, hit, hit a clip, hit against, hole, hole in one, home run, home thrust, homer, hostile criticism, hurt, hurtle, hypercriticalness, hypercriticism, impinge, imputation, jab, jab at, jape, jeer, jest, key, knock, knock against, knock cold, knock down, knock out, latch, leg-pull, let have it, lick, lock, lock out, lock up, mace, meet, mock, nagging, niggle, niggling, nit, nit-picking, obloquy, occlude, overcriticalness, padlock, pan, Parthian shot, parting shot, paste, pelt, percuss, pestering, pettifogging, pillory, plumb, plunk, poke, pooh, pooh-pooh, potshot, pounce on, pounce upon, pound, priggishness, punch, put down, put-down, put-on, quibble, quibbling, quip, quite, rail at, rally, ram, rank out, rap, reflection, report, reproachfulness, revile, right, rude reproach, run down, run into, scathe, scoff, score, scourge, scout, scurrility, seal, seal off, seal up, secure, shoot down, short answer, shut, shut the door, shut up, sideswipe, slam into, slap, slap at, slash, slat, slate, slog, slug, slur, smack, smack into, smash, smash into, smash up, smite, snap, sneer, sneer at, snipe at, soak, sock, splat, squeeze shut, strangle, stricture, strike, strike against, strike at, stroke, swap, swat, swing, swipe, taking exception, tap, tattoo, taunt, thump, thwack, touchdown, trichoschistism, twit, verbal thrust, vilify, wallop, whack, wham, whap, whomp, whop, yerk, zip up, zipper
Acronyms for 'slam'
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