1 bang, crash, dash, fling, hurl, smash, throw, thump
2 (slang) attack, blast, castigate, criticize, damn, excoriate, lambast(e), pan (informal) pillory, shoot down (informal) slate (informal) tear into (informal) vilify
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slam ( slams 3rd person present) ( slamming present participle) ( slammed past tense & past participle )
1 verb If you slam a door or window or if it slams, it shuts noisily and with great force.
She slammed the door and locked it behind her... V n
I was relieved to hear the front door slam... V
He slammed the gate shut behind him. V n adj
2 verb If you slam something down, you put it there quickly and with great force.
She listened in a mixture of shock and anger before slamming the phone down. V n with adv
3 verb To slam someone or something means to criticize them very severely. (JOURNALISM)
The famed film-maker slammed the claims as `an outrageous lie'... V n
4 verb If one thing slams into or against another, it crashes into it with great force.
The plane slammed into the building after losing an engine shortly after take-off... V into/against n
He slammed me against the ground. V n into/against n
Grand Slam ( Grand Slams plural )
1 adj In sport, a Grand Slam tournament is a major one.
...her 39 Grand Slam titles.
Grand Slam is also a noun., n-count
It's my first Grand Slam and I was hoping to make a good impression.
2 n-count If someone wins a Grand Slam, they win all the major tournaments in a season in a particular sport, for example in rugby or tennis.
They won the Grand Slam in 1990.
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