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slammer

Syllabification: slam·mer
Pronunciation: /ˈslamər
 
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Definition of slammer in English:

noun

1 (usually the slammer) informal Prison.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • The slammers and hip-hoppers doubtless would find this collection hopelessly literary.
  • They rate the slammers on performance, content and overall vibe.

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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