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Verb: slam (slammed,slamming)  slam
  1. Close violently
    "He slammed the door shut";
    - bang
     
  2. Strike violently
    "slam the ball";
    - bang
     
  3. Dance the slam dance
    - slam dance, mosh, thrash
     
  4. Throw violently
    "He slammed the book on the table";
    - flap down
Noun: slam  slam
  1. Winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
    - sweep
     
  2. The noise made by the forceful impact of two objects
     
  3. A forceful impact that makes a loud noise
     
  4. An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    "his parting slam was 'drop dead'";
    - shot, shaft, dig, barb, jibe, gibe

Derived forms: slammed, slamming, slams

Type of: close, comment, dance, hit, impact, input, noise, remark, shut, throw, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, triumph, victory, wing

Part of: bridge

Encyclopedia: Slam, ce qui nous brule