verb (used with or without object), slammed, slamming.
to shut with force and noise:
to slam the door.
to dash, strike, knock, thrust, throw, slap down, etc., with violent and noisy impact:
He slammed his books upon the table.
Informal. to criticize harshly; attack verbally:
He slammed my taste mercilessly.
a violent and noisy closing, dashing, or impact.
the noise so made.
Usually, the slam. Slang. slammer (def 2).
Informal. a harsh criticism; verbal attack:
I am sick of your slams.
Also called poetry slam. Informal. a competitive, usually boisterous poetry reading.
verb slams, slamming, slammed
to cause (a door or window) to close noisily and with force or (of a door, etc) to close in this way
(transitive) to throw (something) down noisily and violently
(transitive) (slang) to criticize harshly
(intransitive; usually foll by into or out of) (informal) to go (into or out of a room, etc) in violent haste or anger
(transitive) to strike with violent force
(transitive) (informal) to defeat easily
the act or noise of slamming
(slang) harsh criticism or abuse
the winning of all (grand slam) or all but one (little slam or small slam) of the 13 tricks at bridge or whist
the bid to do so in bridge See grand slam, little slam
an old card game
a poetry contest in which entrants compete with each other by reciting their work and are awarded points by the audience
noun 1. a person or thing that slams. 2. Usually, the slammer. Also called the slam. Slang. a prison. noun 1. (slang) the slammer, prison slam-book
noun, Informal. 1. the switching of a customer’s long-distance telephone company or other public utility without his or her authorization. verb (used with or without object), slammed, slamming. 1. to shut with force and noise: to slam the door. 2. to dash, strike, knock, thrust, throw, slap down, etc., with violent and noisy impact: He […]
s.l.a.n. Latin sine loco, anno, vel nomine (without place, year, or name of publication)
noun 1. defamation; calumny: rumors full of slander. 2. a malicious, false, and defamatory statement or report: a slander against his good name. 3. Law. defamation by oral utterance rather than by writing, pictures, etc. verb (used with object) 4. to utter slander against; defame. verb (used without object) 5. to utter or circulate slander. […]