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1. clam

noun. ['ˈklæm'] burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness.

Synonyms

  • bivalve
  • long-neck clam
  • quahog
  • giant clam
  • Mya arenaria
  • jackknife clam
  • steamer clam
  • Tridacna gigas
  • Mercenaria mercenaria
  • hard clam
  • geoduck
  • razor clam
  • steamer
  • pelecypod
  • round clam
  • soft-shell clam
  • quahaug
  • hard-shell clam
  • lamellibranch
  • shipworm
  • Venus mercenaria
  • knife-handle

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • ignore
  • low status
  • linger

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Words that Rhyme with Clam

  • vandamme
  • vandam
  • laflam
  • inghram
  • durham
  • t-lam
  • stram
  • sram
  • panam
  • mme
  • mcham
  • madame
  • kvamme
  • kvam
  • exam
  • dirlam
  • burcham
  • beacham
  • abram
  • wham
  • tram
  • swam
  • stamm
  • stam
  • spam
  • slam
  • siam
  • schramm
  • schram
  • scam

Example sentences of the word clam


1. Noun, singular or mass
Put a plug into the clam to keep it open.

2. Verb, base form
Reacting with shock or disbelief can cause your child to clam up and quit talking.

Quotes containing the word clam


1. She likes her wine white, and that’s how I like my clam chowder. So chuggable!
- Jarod Kintz, Sleepwalking is restercise

2. They luxuriated in the feeling of deep and all pervading satisfaction, a feeling of knowing absolutely that all was well with the world and them and that the world was not only their oyster it was also their linguine with clam sauce. Not only were all things possible, but all things were theirs.
- Hubert Selby Jr., Requiem for a Dream

2. clam

noun. ['ˈklæm'] flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams.

Synonyms

  • steamer
  • quahog
  • shellfish
  • steamer clam
  • round clam
  • soft-shell clam
  • quahaug
  • hard-shell clam

Antonyms

  • overcharge
  • give
  • undue
  • diverge

3. clam

noun. ['ˈklæm'] a piece of paper money worth one dollar.

Synonyms

  • note
  • dollar
  • one dollar bill
  • buck
  • banknote
  • Federal Reserve note
  • dollar bill
  • greenback
  • bank bill
  • bank note
  • bill
  • banker's bill

Antonyms

  • peanut butter
  • hommos
  • marge
  • tapenade

4. clam

verb. ['ˈklæm'] gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean.

Synonyms

  • gather
  • garner
  • pull together

Antonyms

  • marshmallow fluff
  • oleo
  • tahini
  • hummus
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