bam

play
noun \ˈbam\

Definition of bam

  1. :  a sudden loud noise —often used interjectionally to indicate a sudden impact or occurrence was fine, then bam, he lost his job

Examples of bam in a Sentence

  1. We heard a loud bam.

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Origin and Etymology of bam

imitative


BAM

abbreviation

Definition of BAM

  1. 1 bachelor of applied mathematics

  2. 2 bachelor of arts in music


BAM Defined for English Language Learners

bam

play
noun

Definition of bam for English Language Learners

  • : a sudden loud noise

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