verb (used with or without object), slammed, slam·ming.
- Also called poetry slam. a competitive, usually boisterous poetry reading.
- a usually competitive performance involving multiple performers with short acts: puppet slams; a tap dance slam.
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That may be, but experts say that “similarities” to other attacks is hardly a slam dunk.FBI Won’t Stop Blaming North Korea for Sony Hack -- Despite New Evidence|Shane Harris|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the information that the FBI has presented so far strikes many experts as hardly a slam dunk against Pyongyang.
Apparently, 2016 is not shaping up as a Democratic slam dunk.
For Best Actor in a Musical, Neil Patrick Harris seems like a slam dunk for Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
The only thing that disappointed me about that whole thing was that Franco removed the slam.
But with the slam of the door the scowl broke, and he laughed.The Hole in the Wall|Arthur Morrison
Seconds later came the slam of an outside door and Bob knew that it would be useless to attempt any pursuit.Agent Nine Solves His First Case|Graham M. Dean
I gad, every chance you get you hoist me on your hip and slam the life out of me.An Arkansas Planter|Opie Percival Read
I heard it slam shut and the click of the lock told me my prisoners were safe, so I hastened forward.The Lady and the Pirate|Emerson Hough
Down came the case with a slam and the porter stood regarding it with distended eyes and quivering face.The Motion Picture Chums at Seaside Park|Victor Appleton