slam

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈslæm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/slæm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(slam)


Inflections of 'slam' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
slams
v 3rd person singular
slamming
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
slammed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
slammed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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slam

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the door [closed, shut] with a slam
  2. [closed] the door with a sham
  3. heard a slam come from [the bedroom, outside]
  4. a slam came from [the bedroom]
  5. the [loud, mighty] slam of the door
  6. won the Grand Slam of [golf, tennis]
  7. sports: a [body, choke, side] slam
  8. cards: won with a slam
  9. informal: I'm [fed up with, sick of] your slams!
  10. informal: the [book, movie, album] has come in for slams
  11. slang: sentenced to [five] years in the slam
  12. take part in a poetry slam
  13. slam the [door, window] (shut)
  14. the [door] slammed (shut)
  15. slammed (the door) [violently, forcefully, angrily]
  16. slammed into [a car, a tree, him]
  17. slam on the [door, table, window]
  18. she slammed her [opponent, critics, husband]
  19. she was slammed (by critics)
  20. slam on the [brakes, gas]
  21. slam [into, out of] the room
  22. slam a [shot, penalty, free-kick]
  23. [the basketball player] slams it home
n as adj
  1. nailed a slam dunk
  2. slam poetry
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