Meaning of “the slammer” in the English Dictionary

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"the slammer" in British English

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the slammernoun [ S ]

uk /ˈslæm.ər/ us /ˈslæm.ɚ/ slang

prison:

He's doing five to ten years in the slammer.

(Definition of “the slammer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"slammer" in American English

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slammernoun [ U ]

us /ˈslæm·ər/ slang

prison:

He’s doing ten years in the slammer.

(Definition of “slammer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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