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wham



Pronunciation: (hwam, wam), [key]
n., interj., v., whammed, wham•ming,
adv.


n.
1. a loud sound produced by an explosion or sharp impact: the wham of a pile driver.
2. a forcible impact.

interj.
(used as an exclamation suggestive of a loud slam, blow, or the like).

v.t., v.i.
to hit or make a forcible impact, esp. one producing a loud sound: The boat whammed into the dock. He whammed the door shut.

adv.
Also,whammo.abruptly; with startling suddenness: The car ran wham up against the building.

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

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