Pronunciation: (slam), [key]
v., slammed, slam•ming,

v.t., v.i.
1. to shut with force and noise: to slam the door.
2. to dash, strike, knock, thrust, throw, slap down, etc., with violent and noisy impact: He slammed his books upon the table.
3. criticize harshly; attack verbally: He slammed my taste mercilessly.

1. a violent and noisy closing, dashing, or impact.
2. the noise so made.
3. Usually, the slam. Slang.slammer (def. 2).
4. Informal.a harsh criticism; verbal attack: I am sick of your slams.


Pronunciation: (slam), [key]
n. Cards.
1. the winning or bidding of all the tricks or all the tricks but one in a deal. Cf. grand slam (def. 1), little slam.
2. an old type of card game associated with ruff.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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