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slam

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2 a loud explosive sound

  • shut the door with a loud slam
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3 a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody

  • sported a gang tattoo on his arm that had gotten him plenty of respect in the slam
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bastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jail, jailhouse, joint [slang], jug, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]

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4 a forceful coming together of two things

  • the sudden slam of my head against the trunk of the car
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slam

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1 to shove into a closed position with force and noise

  • please don't slam the door every time you step out
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2 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner

  • she slammed the ball deep into center field
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hang one on

3 to come into usually forceful contact with something

  • the car slammed into the wall with a fearful crunch
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4 to criticize harshly and usually publicly

  • slammed the cast members for forgetting their lines on opening night
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beat up on, light into, sail into, tie into

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