Definition of slam noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//slæm//
; NAmE NAmE//slæm//
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[usually singular] an act of slamming something; the noise of something being slammed She gave the door a good hard slam. The front door closed with a slam. see also grand slam Word Origin late 17th cent.: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare with Old Norse slam(b)ra.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: slam