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wham

 (wăm, hwăm)
n.
1. A forceful, resounding blow.
2. The sound of such a blow.
v. whammed, wham·ming, whams
v.tr.
To strike or crash into with resounding impact.
v.intr.
To collide or strike with great force.
interj.
Used to indicate the sound of a forceful blow or collision.

[Imitative.]
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wham

(wæm)
n
a forceful blow or impact or the sound produced by such a blow or impact
interj
an exclamation imitative of this sound
vb, whams, whamming or whammed
to strike or cause to strike with great force
[C20: of imitative origin]
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wham

(ʰwæm, wæm)

n., v. whammed, wham•ming. n.
1. a loud sound produced by an explosion or sharp impact.
2. a forcible impact.
v.t., v.i.
3. to hit or make a forcible impact, esp. so as to produce a loud sound.
[1730–40; imitative]
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wham


Past participle: whammed
Gerund: whamming

Imperative
wham
wham
Present
I wham
you wham
he/she/it whams
we wham
you wham
they wham
Preterite
I whammed
you whammed
he/she/it whammed
we whammed
you whammed
they whammed
Present Continuous
I am whamming
you are whamming
he/she/it is whamming
we are whamming
you are whamming
they are whamming
Present Perfect
I have whammed
you have whammed
he/she/it has whammed
we have whammed
you have whammed
they have whammed
Past Continuous
I was whamming
you were whamming
he/she/it was whamming
we were whamming
you were whamming
they were whamming
Past Perfect
I had whammed
you had whammed
he/she/it had whammed
we had whammed
you had whammed
they had whammed
Future
I will wham
you will wham
he/she/it will wham
we will wham
you will wham
they will wham
Future Perfect
I will have whammed
you will have whammed
he/she/it will have whammed
we will have whammed
you will have whammed
they will have whammed
Future Continuous
I will be whamming
you will be whamming
he/she/it will be whamming
we will be whamming
you will be whamming
they will be whamming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been whamming
you have been whamming
he/she/it has been whamming
we have been whamming
you have been whamming
they have been whamming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been whamming
you will have been whamming
he/she/it will have been whamming
we will have been whamming
you will have been whamming
they will have been whamming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been whamming
you had been whamming
he/she/it had been whamming
we had been whamming
you had been whamming
they had been whamming
Conditional
I would wham
you would wham
he/she/it would wham
we would wham
you would wham
they would wham
Past Conditional
I would have whammed
you would have whammed
he/she/it would have whammed
we would have whammed
you would have whammed
they would have whammed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.wham - hit hardwham - hit hard; "The teacher whacked the boy"
hit - deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face"
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wham

noun
1. A sudden sharp, powerful stroke:
Informal: bash, biff, bop, clip, wallop.
Slang: belt, conk, paste.
2. A forceful movement causing a loud noise:
verb
To deliver a powerful blow to suddenly and sharply:
Informal: biff, bop, clip, wallop.
Slang: belt, conk, paste.
Idioms: let someone have it, sock it to someone.
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Translations

wham

[wæm]
A. EXCL wham!¡zas!
B. Ngolpe m resonante
C. VTgolpear de modo resonante
D. VI to wham against/into sthchocar ruidosamente con algo
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wham

hwæm] exclvlan
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wham

, whang
interjwumm
n (= blow)Schlag m; (= bang, thump)Knall m
vt (= hit)schlagen; (= bang, thump)knallen
viknallen; to wham into somethingauf etw (acc)krachen (inf)
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wham

[wæm] excl (fam) → bang
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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