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1 slam /ˈslæm/ verb
slams; slammed; slamming
1 slam
/ˈslæm/
verb
slams; slammed; slamming
Learner's definition of SLAM
: to close (something) in a forceful way that makes a loud noise
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to set or throw (something) in a forceful way that makes a loud noise
usually + down
always followed by an adverb or preposition, [no object] : to hit something with a lot of force
[+ object] informal : to criticize (someone or something) harshly often + for

slam on the brakes

: to press down hard on the brakes of a car to make it stop suddenly
2 slam /ˈslæm/ noun
plural slams
2 slam
/ˈslæm/
noun
plural slams
Learner's definition of SLAM
[count]
: an act of closing something in a forceful way that makes a loud noise usually singular
: a loud noise that is made when something is closed in a forceful way usually singular
chiefly US : a competition in which people read their poetry out loud so that it can be judged by other people
see also grand slam
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