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English definition of “wham”

wham

exclamation uk   /wæm/ informal us  

wham exclamation (SOUND)

used to suggest the sound of a sudden hit: The boys in the cartoon were punching each other - wham, zap!Sounds used as interjectionsInterjections

wham exclamation (SUDDENLY)

used to show that something you are describing happened suddenly: Everything was fine until, wham, the wire snapped.Sounds used as interjectionsInterjections
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