Meaning of BAM in English

I. ˈbam transitive verb

( bammed ; bammed ; bamming ; bams )

Etymology: perhaps short for bamboozle

archaic : fool , hoax

now you're bamming me — don't attempt to put such stories off on your old granny — Frederick Marryat

II. noun

( -s )

Etymology: imitative

: a dull resounding noise (as one made by a flat surface of a bulky object striking against another flat surface)

the crates fell with bams and crashes

III. intransitive verb

( bammed ; bammed ; bamming ; bams )

: to make or emit a bam : strike making the noise of a bam

the planes bammed against the deck of the carrier

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