Definition of slammer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈslamə/


1 (usually the slammer) informal Prison: if he had lived, he’d be in the slammer today
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  • Not even Judge Whitten, we hope, would throw a 6-year-old girl in the slammer for writing a book report.
  • Community service was firmly out of the question, and he was sent to the slammer for 10 years, eventually being transferred to Alcatraz.
  • The guy broke out of the slammer and shot her at point blank range.
2chiefly North American A person who deliberately collides with others when slam-dancing: a bit further back the slammers and bashers danced, shoved, tussled
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  • The slammers and hip-hoppers doubtless would find this collection hopelessly literary.
  • They rate the slammers on performance, content and overall vibe.
3 (also tequila slammer) A cocktail made with tequila and champagne or another fizzy drink, which is covered, slammed on the table, and then drunk in one.
Example sentences
  • At the recent Hull Jazz Festival, tickets for Los Pacaminos sold out with the speed of a tequila slammer.
  • We ordered the Meze all round several bottles of Retsina and some Ouzo slammers.
  • You get cool techno vibes with your vodka or tequila slammers.

Words that rhyme with slammer

Alabama, clamour (US clamor), crammer, gamma, glamour (US glamor), gnamma, grammar, hammer, jammer, lamber, mamma, rammer, shammer, stammer, yammer

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