grand slam

grand slam
noun Date: 1814 1. the winning of all the tricks in one hand of a card game (as bridge) 2. a clean sweep or total success; specifically the winning of all the major or specified tournaments on a tour <
twice won the tennis grand slam
3. a home run hit with the bases loaded • grand-slam adjective

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  • Grand Slam — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Grand Slam (desambiguación). En tenis, se dice que un jugador o una pareja de dobles logra el Grand Slam si resulta ganador de cualquiera de los cuatro siguientes torneos:… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Grand Slam — may refer to:In competition: * Grand slam (baseball) * Grand Slam (curling) * Grand Slam (chess) * Grand Slam (golf) * Grand Slam (horse), a graded stakes race winning thoroughbred race horse. * Grand Slam (PBA) of the Philippine Basketball… …   Wikipedia

  • Grand slam — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Grand Slam, groupe de rock irlandais ; Grand Slam, bombe anglaise utilisée pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Grand Slam est un film américain… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Grand Slam — Grand Slams 1) ADJ: ADJ n In sport, a Grand Slam tournament is a major one. ...her 39 Grand Slam titles. N COUNT Grand Slam is also a noun. It s my first Grand Slam and I was hoping to make a good impression. 2) N COUNT If someone wins a Grand… …   English dictionary

  • Grand Slam — 〈[ græ̣nd slæ̣m] m.; od. s, s; Sp.; Tennis〉 Sieg eines Spielers in den austral., frz., engl. u. US amerikan. Meisterschaften innerhalb eines Jahres [engl., eigtl. „großer Schlag“] * * * Grand|slam [ grænd slæm], der; [s], s, (auch:) Grand Slam,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • grand slam — Slam Slam, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, slams. [1913 Webster] 2. The shock and noise produced in slamming. [1913 Webster] The slam and the scowl were lost upon Sam. Dickens. [1913 Webster] 3. (Card Playing) Winning all the tricks of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grand slam — n 1.) also Grand Slam the winning of all of a set of important sports competitions in the same year ▪ Wales won the Grand Slam. 2.) a hit in ↑baseball which gets four points because it is a ↑home run and there are players on all the bases 3.) the …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Grand Slam — adj [only before noun] a Grand Slam sports event is one of the set of most important competitions in a particular sport ▪ She won three Grand Slam titles …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • grand-slam´ — grand slam, 1. a winning all the tricks in a hand of bridge. 2. the winning of all the chief tournaments of a particular sport in succession. 3. Baseball. a grand slam home run. –grand slam´, adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grand Slam® — [ grænd slæm ], der; [s], s [engl. grand slam, übertr. vom Bridge u. eigtl. Bez. für den Gewinn von 13 Stichen, vgl. ↑ Schlemm] (Tennis): Gewinn der internationalen Meisterschaften von Großbritannien, Frankreich, Australien und den USA innerhalb… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Grand Slam — [ grænd slæm] der; [s], s <aus engl. grand slam »Sieg in Serie«, eigtl. »das große Zuschlagen«> Gewinn der Einzelwettbewerbe bei den internationalen Tennismeisterschaften von Großbritannien, Frankreich, Australien u. den USA innerhalb eines …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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