slammer

[ slam-er ]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that slams.

  2. Usually the slammer. Also called the slam. Slang. a prison.

Origin of slammer

1
First recorded in 1955–60; slam1 + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for slammer

slammer

/ (ˈslæmə) /


noun
  1. the slammer slang prison

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