HyperDic: slam

English > 8 senses of the word slam:
VERBcontactslam, bangclose violently
contactslam, bangstrike violently
motionslam, slam dance, mosh, thrashdance the slam dance
contactslam, flap downthrow violently
NOUNeventslam, sweepwinning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
eventslamthe noise made by the forceful impact of two objects
eventslama forceful impact that makes a loud noise
communicationslam, shot, shaft, dig, barb, jibe, gibean aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
slam > pronunciation
Soundsslae'm
RhymesAbraham ... yam: 73 rhymes with aem...
English > slam: 8 senses > noun 1, event
Meaningwinning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge.
Synonymsweep
Part ofbridgeAny of various card games based on whist for four players
Narrowergrand slamwinning all of the tricks in a hand of bridge
little slam, small slamwinning all but one of the tricks in a hand of bridge
Broadervictory, triumphA successful ending of a struggle or contest / contest
English > slam: 8 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningThe noise made by the forceful impact of two objects.
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Verbsslamclose violently
English > slam: 8 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA forceful impact that makes a loud noise.
BroaderimpactThe striking of one body against another
Verbsslamstrike violently
slamthrow violently
English > slam: 8 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningAn aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.
Synonymsshot, shaft, dig, barb, jibe, gibe
Narrowercheap shotAn unnecessarily aggressive and unfair remark directed at a defenseless person
Broaderremark, comment, inputA statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
Spanishburla, dicterio, escarnio, mofa, pulla, rehilete, sarcasmo
Catalanbefa, burla, dicteri, escarni, escarn, mofa, pulla, sarcasme
English > slam: 8 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningClose violently.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey want to slam the doors
Example"He slammed the door shut"
Synonymbang
Broaderclose, shutMove so that an opening or passage is obstructed
Spanishdar un portazo
Nounsslamthe noise made by the forceful impact of two objects
slammera person who closes things violently
English > slam: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningstrike violently.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"slam the ball"
Synonymbang
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Spanishcerrar ruidosamente, golpear, golpear violentamente
Nounsslama forceful impact that makes a loud noise
English > slam: 8 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningdance the slam dance.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue slam
Synonymsslam dance, mosh, thrash
Broaderdance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toeMove in a pattern
Spanishbailar estilo mosh, bailar slam, slam
English > slam: 8 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningThrow violently.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"He slammed the book on the table"
Synonymflap down
BroaderthrowPropel through the air
Spanisharrojar
Nounsslama forceful impact that makes a loud noise

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