[ bam ]
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  1. a loud thud, as that produced when two objects strike against each other with force.

verb (used without object),bammed, bam·ming.
  1. to make or emit a bam.

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Other definitions for B.A.M. (2 of 2)


  1. Bachelor of Applied Mathematics.

  2. Bachelor of Arts in Music. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bam in a sentence

  • As a diplomatist he could scarcely show more indifference to the Alabama claim, if the claim itself were All a bam.

  • When struck at one end, it emits the sound bim; when struck at the other, a clear-toned bam is produced: hence its curious name.

    Bizarre | Lawton Mackall
  • Dose boy sweat lak' horse bam-bye—wake up weak like babee—open hees eye.

    The Castaways of Pete's Patch | Carroll Watson Rankin
  • But dose medicine ees ver' good—mak' you feel all bully hon top your inside, bam-bye.

    The Castaways of Pete's Patch | Carroll Watson Rankin
  • There is no dump heap behind the converted paint bam, for the very good reason that practically there is nothing to dump.

    The Glory of The Coming | Irvin S. Cobb