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Bang, an onomatopoeic word
 

Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘bam’.

Bam
Pronunciation:
\ˈbam\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
imitative
Date:
1772
: a sudden loud noise —often used interjectionally to indicate a sudden impact or occurrence <was fine, then bam, he lost his job>


bam. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
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