What is slam?

  • (verb): Dance the slam dance.
    Synonyms: slam dance, mosh, thrash
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "slam":

  • (noun): The noise made by the forcefaul impact of two objects.
  • (verb): Throw violently.
    Synonyms: flap down
  • (noun): Winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge.
    Synonyms: sweep
  • (noun): A forceful impact that makes a loud noise.
  • (verb): Close violently.
    Synonyms: bang
  • (verb): Strike violently.
    Example: "Slam the ball"
    Synonyms: bang
  • (noun): An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.
    Synonyms: shot, shaft, dig, barb, jibe, gibe

Famous quotes containing the word slam:

    Loach: What happened to your nose, Gittes? Somebody slam a bedroom window on it?
    J.J. Gittes: Nope, your wife got excited. She crossed her legs a little too quick.
    Robert Towne (b. 1936)

    It’s not a slam at you when people are rude—it’s a slam at the people they’ve met before.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)

    Hilary Clinton’s great sin was that she left the nicely wallpapered domestic sphere with a slam of the door, took up public life on her own, leaving big feminist footprints all over the place, and without so much as an apology.
    Patricia J. Williams (b. 1942)