bam bam  /ˈbæm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an ancient city in southeastern Iran; destroyed by an earthquake in 2003
  2. (n) a sudden very loud noise

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But I will say this: One more scandal and bam! The page system is through.
  2. Take your grandmother's sweater and Bob Dylan's Wayfarers, add jean shorts, Converse All-Stars and a can of Pabst and bam hipster.

News

  1. Closing Print 6.20.2013

    Wham Bam Thank You...The S&P has finally given up...   It has been an absolute washout with one big sell program after another kicking in all day. Though the roar of the pit was muffled compared to the ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: MrTopStep.com via Yahoo! Finance

  2. For Bam and PJ Taylor, promoting the local metal and punk scenes is an addiction

    On Sunday night Brian "Bam" Kirkman hosted a handful of guests at the BHNFUX studio in Summerville, including a few guys from Goose Creek metal act Red Skies Ahead, Justin Moody from now-defunct headbangers A City in Ashes, and Paul "PJ" Taylor Jr., the man behind punk and metal promoter KT Booking and Promotions. We were there, and we've got to say we're impressed with the efforts of Kirkman ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Charleston City Paper

  3. UNESCO takes Iran's Bam citadel off danger list

    Iran's ancient citadel of Bam, almost completely destroyed by a major earthquake in 2003, has been removed from the UNESCO list of "World Heritage in Danger", a spokesman said.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "We were staring at the glare and talking about how bad it was and the next pitch, bam, right in the mask," Zaun said. "I felt so bad."
    on May 20, 2010 By: Gregg Zaun Source: ESPN

  2. "We talked about it for like a month and then bam - implement it," Hunter said. "That's unbelievable how quick they came around. I was very shocked that that was going to happen. I'm thinking it was going to happen 5-10 years from now. So...
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Torii Hunter Source: USA Today

  3. "Man, that was a hit," Earnhardt said. "It was hard and loud. Bam, into the wall."
    on Oct 28, 2007 By: Dale Earnhardt Jr Source: Dallas Morning News

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