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the slammernoun [S]

uk   /ˈslæm.ər/  us   // 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)
Translations of “the slammer”
in Chinese (Simplified) 监狱,班房…
in Chinese (Traditional) 監獄,牢房…
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