: a home run hit with the bases loaded
- … the Dodgers' Eric Karros has a shot to become the first player in history to get 200 career home runs without a grand slam.
- —Tim Kurkjian
: the winning of all four of the most significant championships in a particular sport in the same year
—used especially in tennis and golf
- … with … Nadal spoiling Federer's bid for the Grand Slam by beating him on the clay at the French Open.
- —Sean Gregory
: the winning of all four such championships during the course of one's career
- "And so to St. Andrews to begin the quest for the Grand Slam," he [Bobby Jones] wrote.
- —Dave Anderson
- Woods … could become the youngest player to win the career Grand Slam, at age 24.
- —Clifton Brown
: one of the championships that comprise a Grand Slam : 2major 6
—often used before another noun
- "Last year she was a little hungrier," says Davenport's coach, Robert Van't Hof. "She hadn't won a Grand Slam yet."
- —Diane K. Shah
- a Grand Slam event/tournament
- Graf was 17 when she won the first of her 21 Grand Slam titles here in 1987 …
- —Robin Finn
: a clean sweep or total success
: the winning of all the tricks in one hand of a card game (such as bridge)
- Once, looking over Grace's shoulder, I saw her make a grand slam in clubs when the highest trump card in her hand was the nine.
- —William Maxwell