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wham

wham

 
pronunciation:
waem
parts of speech:
noun, interjection, transitive verb & intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: the loud noise made by a hard blow, heavy falling object, or explosion.
We heard the wham of the bat as it hit the ball outside the park.
similar words:
thump
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: used to imitate the sound of a such a noise.
Wham! The wrecking ball blasted right through the wall!
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: whammed, whamming, whams
definition: to strike, land with an impact, or explode loudly.