—v.t., v.i. 1. to shut with force and noise: to slam the door. 2. to dash, strike, knock, thrust, throw, slap down, etc., with violent and noisy impact: He slammed his books upon the table. 3. Informal.to criticize harshly; attack verbally: He slammed my taste mercilessly.
—n. 1. a violent and noisy closing, dashing, or impact.
2. the noise so made.
3. Usually, the slam.Slang.slammer (def. 2).
4. Informal.a harsh criticism; verbal attack: I am sick of your slams.
Pronunciation: (slam),[key] —n.Cards. 1. the winning or bidding of all the tricks or all the tricks but one in a deal. Cf. grand slam (def. 1), little slam. 2. an old type of card game associated with ruff.