Flash of an eye, and bam, 5-4 one way becomes 5-4 the other way!
I went to get a bag of horse manure and I make it liquid, like a porridge, and then ... bam!
“People have been feeding their kids that way for thousands for years,” she said at the bam QA.
At the bam screening, most shades of hair color that are chromatically possible were in evidence.
I lasted about five minutes and then, bam, the coconut oil ended up in my garbage.
Now only three miles remain, and their sight, sharpened by an outdoor life, distinguishes the gardens of bam.
It is now nine o'clock and in an hour the people of bam will be asleep.
"I never change my mind, bam Lai," said Isaacs, smiling as he quoted his visitor's own words.
As a diplomatist he could scarcely show more indifference to the Alabama claim, if the claim itself were All a bam.
Shah Sevar pulls up his dromedary and orders a halt in muffled tones, as though he feared that his voice might be heard in bam.
interjection, imitative of the sound of a hard hit, first recorded 1922 (from 1917 as the sound of an artillery shell bursting). Middle English had a verb bammen "to hit or strike" (late 14c.). A literary work from c.1450 represents the sound of repeated impact by Lus, bus! las, das!, and Middle English had lushe "a stroke, blow" (c.1400); lushen "to strike, knock, beat" (c.1300).
(also bamm, bammo) An exclamation imitating a hard blow: I got tested and bammo! The bad news
The sound of a hard blow: It struck the desk with a resounding bam
To strike or hit: Heads may be biffed or bammed (1918+)
A mixture of a depressant with a stimulant drug, esp of a barbiturate with an amphetamine
[1970s+; fr barbiturate + amphetamine]
A woman marine
[WWII; fr broad-assed marine]