clam

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1 clam /ˈklæm/ noun
plural clams
1 clam
/ˈklæm/
noun
plural clams
Learner's definition of CLAM
[count] : a type of shellfish that lives in sand or mud, has a light-colored shell with two parts, and is eaten both cooked and raw see color picture on this page
clams [plural] US slang, somewhat old-fashioned : dollars

(as) happy as a clam

US, informal
: very happy
2 clam /ˈklæm/ verb
clams; clammed; clamming
2 clam
/ˈklæm/
verb
clams; clammed; clamming
Learner's definition of CLAM

clam up

[phrasal verb] informal
: to stop talking
: to refuse to talk
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