from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A forceful, resounding blow.
- n. The sound of such a blow; a thud.
- transitive v. To strike or smash into with resounding impact.
- intransitive v. To smash with great force.
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- n. a forceful blow
- n. the sound of such a blow; a thud
- v. to strike or smash (into) something with great force or impact
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. hit hard
There is a bad guy on that show called The Whammer, and he substitutes the word "wham" for other words in his sentences all the time.
Wham I'm not sure that "wham" is appropriate in front of every wham sentence.
Am I the only one who immediately thought of the "The Whammer" from Word Girl on PBS when Jen kept saying "wham" at the begining of her sentences?
Somewhere in the Lurker's Guide I recall reading JMS' comments about 'wham' episodes.
A guy is enjoying his Doritos when "wham," a goddess appears.
Slicked-back hair, a bushy Italian mustache, sleeveless Iggy Pop T-shirt, cut to show his shoulder tats - "wham" across the left, "pow" on the right.
It's like we get hopeful and then 'wham' the fear sets in again.
That could have been why I did things too fast and lacklustre, including sexual relationships, wham bam, thank you ma'am, another experience notched up before nothingness takes you; a case of doing as much as you can in a day as opposed making the most of a day.
The Look - in no way does it look like a cheap, fast, wham-bam-thank-you-mam grab for a quick buck.
"Honey, you are not wasting that gorgeous peau de soie dress on a city hall wham- bam-stamp-you-ma'am wedding."