\ ˈblam How to pronounce blam (audio) \
plural blams

Definition of blam

: a sudden loud noise : bang entry 2 Down came Kitty on the ice with a frightening blam.— Bob Ottum, Sports Illustrated, 30 Jan. 1984 usually used as an interjection With a final dive, he pushed the handle down. Blam! The ground shook from the explosion …— Al Franken, Playboy, March 1996

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First Known Use of blam

circa 1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Blam.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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