Quincy described his show as a “slow burn” with a “nice, melancholy sweetness to it like Charlie Brown.”
"Not much," replied Bolton, the slow burn of disdain threatening to go on the boil.
In the past two weeks, that crisis went from slow burn to raging fire.
The Americans has given us both a chilly pleasure and a slow burn in the proximity of its antagonists.
The blows were weak, for I was still dazed; but they served, together with the slow burn of my anger, greatly to steady me.
: Slow-burn resentment gave rise to a flinty local jargon
A gradually increasing anger: He remembered Edgar Kennedy and his slow burns (1930s+)