slam (Meaning)

Wordnet

slam (n)

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

an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

Wordnet

slam (v)

close violently

strike violently

dance the slam dance

throw violently

Webster

slam (v. t.)

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.

Webster

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.

Webster

slam (n.)

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.

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).

slam Sentence Examples

  1. The door slammed shut behind him, sealing him in.
  2. She slammed her fist onto the table, expressing her frustration.
  3. The wind slammed the window panes, rattling them incessantly.
  4. The brakes slammed on, screeching against the pavement.
  5. She slammed down the phone, unable to contain her anger any longer.
  6. The waves slammed against the shore, sending spray high into the air.
  7. The car slammed into a tree, mangling its frame.
  8. The thunder slammed down, shaking the ground.
  9. The door slammed open, revealing a terrified face.
  10. The hammer slammed down, driving the nail into the wood.

FAQs About the word slam

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, an aggressi

lock,shut, bang,close, seal, batten (down), bar, secure,latch, fasten

unlock, open,open, unlock, unlatch, unseal, unfasten, unfasten,unlatch, unseal

The door slammed shut behind him, sealing him in.

She slammed her fist onto the table, expressing her frustration.

The wind slammed the window panes, rattling them incessantly.

The brakes slammed on, screeching against the pavement.