verb (used with or without object), whammed, wham·ming.
Origin of wham
Examples from the Web for wham
One day you reach down to pick up a bag, sleep in an awkward position, or fall on the street, and— WHAM— your back gets injured.Is Your Chair Killing You? The Consequences of Comfort|Daniel E. Lieberman|October 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sure, the standard carols and tracks by the likes of the Beach Boys, Wham!Twelve Christmas Song Fails: John Travolta, Justin Bieber & More (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There’s Muslim-baiting imagery borrowed from 24 and an absurd ‘80s nostalgia sing-along that would make the boys from Wham!
Her pregnancy was heralded in the Sun with the headline “Wham Bam Sam Cam.”
I stepped out between acts for a breath of fresh air, and wham, a sack over the head and here I am.The Hell Ship|Raymond Alfred Palmer
Why he used to spell “who” wha, and “have” hae, and “whom” wham!
Is his dochter Jeanie, wham ye intend for my mither's servant, like her father?Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX|Alexander Leighton
There was a sudden catastrophic whooshing roar and, wham, a tree took flame for roots.A Feast of Demons|William Morrison
But considere also quod she in wham is blisfulnesse enhabite.Chaucer's Translation of Boethius's 'De Consolatione Philosophiae'|Geoffrey Chaucer
British Dictionary definitions for wham
verb whams, whamming or whammed
Word Origin for wham
Word Origin and History for wham
"a heavy blow," 1923, of echoic origin.