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slam·mer

 (slăm′ər)
n.
1. One that slams: a slammer of doors.
2. Slang A jail.

[From slam.]
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slammer

(ˈslæmə)
n
(Law) the slammer slang prison
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slam•mer

(ˈslæm ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that slams.
2. Usu., the slammer. Also called the slam. Slang. a prison.
[1955–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slammer - a person who closes things violently; "she's a dramatic slammer of doors"
finisher, closer - (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
2.slammer - a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)slammer - a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
bastille - a jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner)
correctional institution - a penal institution maintained by the government
holding cell - a jail in a courthouse where accused persons can be confined during a trial
hoosegow, hoosgow - slang for a jail
house of correction - (formerly) a jail or other place of detention for persons convicted of minor offences
lockup - jail in a local police station
workhouse - a county jail that holds prisoners for periods up to 18 months
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

slammer

noun
Slang. A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention:
Informal: lockup, pen.
Chiefly Regional: calaboose.
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Translations

slammer

[ˈslæməʳ] Ntrena f, talego m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

slammer

[ˈslæmər] n (= prison) the slammer → la taule
in the slammer → en taule
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

slammer

n (inf: = prison) → Knast m (inf), → Bau m (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

slammer

[ˈslæməʳ] n (fam) the slammerla gattabuia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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