AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, from slamse (see Slamse) or formed on Islam Islam.
A Cape Muslim person; particularly, one who deals in the supernatural.Cf. slamaaier.
1966I.D. Du PlessisPoltergeists 9On occasion an appeal has been made by a distressed family to send a ‘Slams’ (wrongly used in South Africa for ‘Cape Malay’) to deal with startling events which seem to be due to supernatural causes.
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