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Definition of clam

clam

noun

  • Musician's slang for a wrong note.
    I have more stage experience now, but I still play clams when I get nervous.

    Last edited on Jul 26 2006. Submitted by Alton T. from Taipei City, Taiwan on Jul 26 2006.

  • female genitalia.
    She showed me her clam.

    Last edited on Jul 06 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 06 2010.

  • one US dollar. Usually used in the plural.
    It set me back 15 clams.
                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                               

                                                                                

    Citation from "Death Is a Bitch", Family Guy (TV), Season 2 Episode 6 (2000) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 06 2010.

verb

  • Musician's slang for playing wrong notes.
    The orchestra was good, but the principal oboe was clamming all over the place.

    Last edited on Jul 26 2006. Submitted by Alton T. from Taipei City, Taiwan on Jul 26 2006.

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Other terms relating to 'clam':

Definitions include: happy and content.
Definitions include: female genitalia.
Definitions include: gathering dominated by female attendees.
Definitions include: a slang term for the STD known as Chlamydia.
Definitions include: more females than males in a gathering.
Definitions include: Musician's slang for a performance in which many wrong notes are heard.
Definitions include: One piece of currency.
Definitions include: to freeze because of nervousness.
Definitions include: to perform cunnilingus.
Definitions include: the vulva.
Definitions include: happy and content.

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