a loud thud, as that produced when two objects strike against each other with force.
to make or emit a bam.
Other definitions for B.A.M. (2 of 2)
Bachelor of Applied Mathematics.
Bachelor of Arts in Music.
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How to use bam in a sentence
Then, in May 2016, Scotland would become independent—and suddenly, bam, those 40-odd Labour-held seats would vaporize.
And when rappers battle one another with their wits and words, it is similar to the bam-pow!Bam! Pow! Bling! Hip-Hop's History Gets the Graphic Novel Treatment | Daniel Genis | August 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Also, who thought it was okay to let Sylvester Stallone end a scene by saying “Ba bam” and walking out of a room?I Am The Hague! Sylvester Stallone's 'Expendable' Wet Dream | Amy Zimmerman | August 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At the bam screening, most shades of hair color that are chromatically possible were in evidence.Punks, UFOs, and Heroin: How ‘Liquid Sky’ Became a Cult Movie | Daniel Genis | June 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“People have been feeding their kids that way for thousands for years,” she said at the bam QA.‘Clueless’: How the Greatest Clique of the ‘90s Transformed Into A Shakespearean Tragedy | Marlow Stern | May 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As a diplomatist he could scarcely show more indifference to the Alabama claim, if the claim itself were All a bam.Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 7, May 14, 1870 | Various
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