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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)


Noun slam has 4 senses

Verb slam has 4 senses


slamv. t. [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra, slma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. slämma.].
  •  To shut with force and a loud noise; to bang; as, he slammed the door.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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]
  •  To strike with some implement with force; hence, to beat or cuff.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To strike down; to slaughter.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.
slamv. 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]
  •  The act of one who, or that which, slams.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The shock and noise produced in slamming.  [1913 Webster]
    "The slam and the scowl were lost upon Sam."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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 little slam or small slam).  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  The refuse of alum works.  [1913 Webster]


slam, v. & n.
--v. (slammed, slamming)
1 tr. & intr. shut forcefully and loudly.
2 tr. put down (an object) with a similar sound.
3 intr. move violently (he slammed out of the room).
4 tr. & intr. put or come into sudden action (slam the brakes on).
5 tr. sl. criticize severely.
6 tr. sl. hit.
7 tr. sl. gain an easy victory over.
1 a sound of or as of a slammed door.
2 the shutting of a door etc. with a loud bang.
3 (usu. prec. by the) US sl. prison.

slam, n. Cards the winning of every trick in a game.

grand slam 1 Bridge the winning of 13 tricks.
2 the winning of all of a group of championships or matches in a sport. small (or little) slam Bridge the winning of 12 tricks.
orig. name of a card-game: perh. f. obs. slampant trickery



Parthian shot, 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, deal, deal a blow, deck, denigrate, 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, 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




N impulse, sudden thought, impromptu, improvisation, inspiration, flash, spurt, improvisatore, creature of impulse, extemporaneous, impulsive, indeliberate, snap, improvised, improvisate, improvisatory, unpremeditated, unmeditated, improvise, unprompted, unguided, natural, unguarded, spontaneous, instinctive, extempore, extemporaneously, offhand, impromptu, a limproviste, improviso, on the spur of the moment, on the spur of the occasion, impulse, impulsion, impetus, momentum, push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost, throw, explosion, propulsion, percussion, concussion, collision, occursion, clash, encounter, cannon, carambole, appulse, shock, crash, bump, impact, elan, charge, beating, blow, dint, stroke, knock, tap, rap, slap, smack, pat, dab, fillip, slam, bang, hit, whack, thwack, cuff, squash, dowse, swap, whap, punch, thump, pelt, kick, punce, calcitration, ruade, arietation, cut, thrust, lunge, yerk, carom, carrom, clip, jab, plug, sidewinder, sidewipe, sideswipe, hammer, sledge hammer, mall, maul, mallet, flail, ram, rammer, battering ram, monkey, pile-driving engine, punch, bat, cant hook, cudgel, ax, dynamics, seismometer, accelerometer, earthquake detector, impelling, impulsive, impellent, booming, dynamic, dynamical, impelled, a hit, a very palpable hit.

VB flash on the mind, say what comes uppermost, improvise, extemporize, give an impetus, impel, push, start, give a start to, set going, drive, urge, boom, thrust, prod, foin, cant, elbow, shoulder, jostle, justle, hustle, hurtle, shove, jog, jolt, encounter, run against, bump against, butt against, knock one's head against, run one's head against, impinge, boost, bunt, carom, clip y, fan, fan out, jab, plug, strike, knock, hit, tap, rap, slap, flap, dab, pat, thump, beat, blow, bang, slam, dash, punch, thwack, whack, hit hard, strike hard, swap, batter, dowse, baste, pelt, patter, buffet, belabor, fetch one a blow, poke at, pink, lunge, yerk, kick, calcitrate, butt, strike at, whip, come into a collision, enter into collision, collide, sideswipe, foul, fall foul of, run foul of, telescope, throw.


VB rap, snap, tap, knock, ping, click, clash, crack, crackle, crash, pop, slam, bang, blast, boom, clap, clang, clack, whack, wham, brustle, burst on the ear, crepitate, rump, blow up, blow, detonate.

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