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wham

1 interjection
     
Related topics: Colours and Sounds
wham1
1C used to describe the sound of something suddenly hitting something else very hard:
Wham! The car hit the wall.
2 used to express the idea that something very unexpected suddenly happens:
Life is going along nicely and then, wham, you lose your job.
wham noun [countable]

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