grand slam

noun
Updated on: 22 Nov 2017

Definition of grand slam

1 : the winning of all the tricks in one hand of a card game (such 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

Examples of grand slam in a Sentence

  1. He made a grand slam.

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First Known Use of grand slam

1800


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