Definition of Slam

1. Noun. Winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge.

Exact synonyms: Sweep
Group relationships: Bridge
Generic synonyms: Triumph, Victory
Specialized synonyms: Grand Slam, Little Slam, Small Slam

2. Verb. Close violently. "They want to slam the doors"; "He slammed the door shut"
Exact synonyms: Bang
Generic synonyms: Close, Shut
Derivative terms: Slammer

3. Noun. The noise made by the forceful impact of two objects.
Generic synonyms: Noise

4. Verb. Strike violently. "Slam the ball"
Exact synonyms: Bang
Generic synonyms: Hit
Derivative terms: Bang

5. Noun. A forceful impact that makes a loud noise.
Generic synonyms: Impact

6. Verb. Dance the slam dance. "Sam and Sue slam"

7. Noun. An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect. ; "She takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
Exact synonyms: Barb, Dig, Gibe, Jibe, Shaft, Shot
Generic synonyms: Comment, Input, Remark
Specialized synonyms: Cheap Shot
Derivative terms: Gibe

8. Verb. Throw violently. "He slammed the book on the table"
Exact synonyms: Flap Down
Generic synonyms: Throw

Definition of Slam

1. v. t. To shut with force and a loud noise; to bang; as, he slammed the door.

2. 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.

3. n. The act of one who, or that which, slams.

4. n. 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).

Definition of Slam

1. Verb. (transitive ergative) To shut with sudden force so as to produce a shock and noise. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive ergative) To put in or on a particular place with force and loud noise. (Often followed by a preposition such as ''down'', ''against'' or ''into.) ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To strike forcefully with some implement. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive colloquial) To speak badly of. ¹

5. Verb. (basketball) To dunk forcefully, to slam dunk. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive bridge) To make a slam bid. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) to change providers (e.g. of domain registration or telephone carrier) for a customer without clear (if any) consent. ¹

8. Verb. to drink off, to drink quickly ¹

9. Noun. A sudden impact or blow. ¹

10. Noun. The shock and noise produced by violently closing a door or other object. ¹

11. Noun. (basketball) A slam dunk. ¹

12. Noun. (context: countable colloquial US) An insult. ¹

13. Noun. The yellow iron silicate produced in alum works as a waste product. ¹

14. Noun. A poetry slam. ¹

15. Noun. (obsolete) A type of card game, also called ruff and honours. ¹

16. Noun. (cards) Losing or winning all the tricks in a game. ¹

17. Noun. (countable bridge) A bid of six (''small slam'') or seven (''grand slam'') in a suit or no trump. ¹

18. Verb. (transitive card games) To defeat by winning all the tricks of a deal or a hand. ¹

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Definition of Slam

1. to shut forcibly and noisily [v SLAMMED, SLAMMING, SLAMS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slam

slam (current term)
slam-dunk approach
slam-dunk approaches
slam book
slam dance
slam dancing
slam dunk
slam dunk approach
slam dunk approaches
slam dunked

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