Meaning of slam


Pronunciation: (slam), [key]
— v., n. slammed, slam•ming,
—v.t., v.i.
  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 slammed his books upon the table.
  3. to criticize harshly; attack verbally: He slammed my taste mercilessly.
  1. a violent and noisy closing, dashing, or impact.
  2. the noise so made.
  3. Usually,slammer (def. 2).
  4. a harsh criticism; verbal attack: I am sick of your slams.


Pronunciation: (slam), [key]
— n. Cards.
  1. the winning or bidding of all the tricks or all the tricks but one in a deal. Cf.(def. 1),
  2. an old type of card game associated with ruff.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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