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.
the winning or bidding of all the tricks or all the tricks but one in a deal.
Compare grand slam (def 1), little slam.
an old type of card game associated with ruff.
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
1. Simulation Language for Alternative Modeling.
2. A continuous simulation language.
[“SLAM – A New Continuous Simulation Language”, N.A. Wallington et al, in SCS Simulation Council Proc Series: Toward Real-Time Simulation (Languages, Models and Systems), R.E. Crosbie et al eds, 6(1):85-89 (Dec 1976)].
adverb, Informal. 1. with noisy violence: He drove slam-bang through the garage door. 2. quickly and carelessly; slapdash. adjective 3. noisy and violent. 4. excitingly fast-paced, especially in a noisy and violent way; action-filled; thrilling: a slam-bang ending to the movie. 5. vigorous and fast but careless; slapdash. 6. outstanding or powerful; excellent: a slam-bang […]
noun 1. a dance performed to punk rock by groups of people who flail and toss themselves about and slam into one another. verb 1. to hurl oneself repeatedly into or through a crowd at a rock-music concert
verb (used with object) 1. Basketball. to dunk (the ball) with great force. noun, Basketball. 1. a particularly forceful, often dramatic dunk shot. noun 1. (basketball) a scoring shot in which a player jumps up and forces the ball down through the basket 2. (informal) a task so easy that success in it is deemed […]