grand slam


grand slam

noun

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
:  the winning of all the tricks in one hand of a card game (as bridge)
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
:  a home run hit with the bases loaded
grand–slam adjective

Examples of GRAND SLAM

  1. He made a grand slam.

First Known Use of GRAND SLAM

1814

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