Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; A piece of paper money worth one dollar

Usage examples (31)
  • Little neck clams are much sought out in clam circles.
  • Up here in clam and lobstah country, some of our best BBQ joints do fried catfish, and it's always a treat.
  • The clam is opened and out pops Midler, in a Las Vegas version of a Hawaiian sarong, who begins singing “Oklahoma!”
  • The clam is they have dramatically increased the efficiency and the resulting batteries are cheaper than disposable AAs ... for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.