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grand slam

noun

Simple Definition of grand slam

  • baseball : a home run that is hit with three runners on base

  • : the achievement of winning of all the major events of a sport (such as tennis or golf) in one season

  • : the achievement of winning of all the tricks in one hand of a card game (such as bridge)

Full Definition of grand slam

  1. 1 :  the winning of all the tricks in one hand of a card game (as bridge)

  2. 2 :  a clean sweep or total success; specifically :  the winning of all the major or specified tournaments on a tour <twice won the tennis grand slam>

  3. 3 :  a home run hit with the bases loaded

grand–slam adjective

Examples of grand slam

  1. He made a grand slam.



1814

First Known Use of grand slam

1814


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