Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun slam

4 senses of slam

Sense 1
slam, sweep -- (winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge)
       => victory, triumph -- (a successful ending of a struggle or contest; "a narrow victory"; "the general always gets credit for his army's victory"; "clinched a victory"; "convincing victory"; "the agreement was a triumph for common sense")

Sense 2
slam -- (the noise made by the forceful impact of two objects)
       => noise -- (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels")

Sense 3
slam -- (a forceful impact that makes a loud noise)
       => impact -- (the striking of one body against another)

Sense 4
shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe -- (an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets")
       => remark, comment, input -- (a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information; "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb slam

4 senses of slam

Sense 1
slam, bang -- (close violently; "He slammed the door shut")
       => close, shut -- (move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window")

Sense 2
slam, bang -- (strike violently; "slam the ball")
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 3
slam dance, slam, mosh, thrash -- (dance the slam dance)
       => dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe -- (move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio")

Sense 4
slam, flap down -- (throw violently; "He slammed the book on the table")
       => throw -- (propel through the air; "throw a frisbee")

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