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slam1

 
 
pronunciation:
slaem
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: slams, slamming, slammed
definition 1: to shut with force and loud noise.
I slammed the door because I was furious.
synonyms:
bang, clap
similar words:
heave, jam, thrust
definition 2: to cause (something) to move with great force so that it makes a powerful impact or is sent a great distance.
The driver slammed the truck into a tree.She slammed the ball into left field.
synonyms:
smash
similar words:
bang, catapult, fling, heave, hurl, jam, pound, sling, whack
definition 3: to move so as to hit something with force and noise.
He slammed into the wall with his bike.
synonyms:
crash, smash
similar words:
bump, collide, dash
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a movement that makes a loud noise on impact, or the noise itself.
The slam of the ocean waves against the rocks kept us awake.
synonyms:
bang, clap
similar words:
blast, clash, crack, knock, rap, report, thud, thump