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1. slam

verb. ['ˈslæm'] strike violently.

Synonyms

  • hit

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • distant

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Words that Rhyme with Slam

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  • mclamb
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  • laflam
  • inghram
  • durham
  • t-lam
  • stram
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  • panam
  • mme
  • mcham
  • madame
  • kvamme
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  • exam
  • dirlam
  • burcham
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  • abram
  • wham
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  • swam
  • stamm
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  • spam
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  • schramm
  • schram

Example sentences of the word slam


1. Verb, base form
The door may close too quickly and slam shut or close too slowly, making the door seem stuck.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The downside is that you need to be able to lift the slam or medicine ball off the ground.

3. Adjective
A medicine balls is essentially a lighter and firmer version of a slam ball.

4. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Explosively slam the ball to the ground and you bend your knees into a half squat.

Quotes containing the word slam


1. Why?' is always the most difficult question to answer. You know where you are when someone asks you 'What's the time?' or 'When was the battle of 1066?' or 'How do these seatbelts work that go tight when you slam the brakes on, Daddy?' The answers are easy and are, respectively, 'Seven-thirty in the evening,' 'Ten-fifteen in the morning,' and 'Don't ask stupid questions.
- Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

2. Boy, you knock on the devil's door and he will head slam you through the wall.
- Sherrilyn Kenyon, No Mercy

2. slam-bang

adverb. in a violent or sudden or noisy manner.

Antonyms

  • mild

3. slam-bang

adverb. in a careless or reckless manner.

Antonyms

  • natural

4. slam

verb. ['ˈslæm'] close violently.

Synonyms

  • close
  • shut

Antonyms

  • begin
  • communicative
  • generous

5. slam

noun. ['ˈslæm'] a forceful impact that makes a loud noise.

Antonyms

  • complain

6. slam

noun. ['ˈslæm'] an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.

Synonyms

  • dig
  • shaft
  • comment
  • jibe
  • cheap shot
  • remark
  • input
  • gibe
  • shot

Antonyms

  • differ
  • disagree
  • colorless
  • beginning

7. slam

noun. ['ˈslæm'] winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge.

Synonyms

  • sweep
  • small slam
  • little slam
  • grand slam
  • bridge
  • victory

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • disconnect
  • unconnectedness
  • disjoin

8. slam

verb. ['ˈslæm'] throw violently.

Synonyms

  • flap down

Antonyms

  • unseal
  • far

9. slam

noun. ['ˈslæm'] the noise made by the forceful impact of two objects.

Antonyms

  • stand still

10. slam

verb. ['ˈslæm'] dance the slam dance.

Synonyms

  • slam dance
  • trip the light fantastic toe
  • dance
  • thrash
  • trip the light fantastic

Antonyms

  • ventilated
  • loose
  • inaccurate
  • unequal
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