wham-bam


wham-bam
wham-bam1 [ `wæm ,bæm, `hwæm ,bæm ] adjective, adverb VERY INFORMAL
done very quickly and in a powerful or careless way
wham-bam
wham-bam 2 [ ,wæm`bæm, ,hwæm`bæm ] interjection VERY INFORMAL
used for emphasizing how suddenly something happened or how suddenly it was done

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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