(noun, verb)


1. winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge

Similar word(s): sweep

Definition categories: event, triumph, victory

2. the noise made by the forceful impact of two objects

Definition categories: event, noise

3. a forceful impact that makes a loud noise

Definition categories: event, impact

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

Similar word(s): barb, dig, gibe, jibe, shaft, shot

Definition categories: communication, comment, input, remark

Sentences with slam as a noun:

- I don't mean this as a slam, but you can be really impatient sometimes.


1. close violently

- He slammed the door shut

Similar word(s): bang

Definition categories: contact, close, shut

2. strike violently

- slam the ball

Similar word(s): bang

Definition categories: contact, hit

3. dance the slam dance

Similar word(s): mosh, thrash

Definition categories: motion, dance

4. throw violently

- He slammed the book on the table

Definition categories: contact, throw

Sentences with slam as a verb:

- Don't slam the door!

- Don't slam that trunk down on the pavement!

- Don't ever slam me in front of the boss like that again!

- Union leaders slammed the new proposals.

- Critics slammed the new film, calling it violent and meaningless.