Origin of slam-bang
OTHER WORDS FROM slam-bangslam-banger, noun
Words nearby slam-bang
How to use slam-bang in a sentence
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
The bar also claims that it hosted the first-ever poetry slam 28 years ago.
And the information that the FBI has presented so far strikes many experts as hardly a slam dunk against Pyongyang.
Did the French monarchy end not with a bang—or a whimper—but a smile?
More clumsily, fireworks stand in for the Big Bang and a potato and peas are invoked to explain relativity.
Bang went the fragile bulb, as it splintered into a thousand atoms, and the mercury shot in sparkling globules over the table.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Garnache closed the door upon him with a bang, and smiled quietly as he turned to Valerie.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Miss Boutts replied that they were too busy in the daytime, but were asked once a week to a "bang-up" affair.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Immediately the door was opened just enough to let the two men glide in; then it was shut with a bang and bolted.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
She closed the stove door with a bang, and approaching, assisted in removing Edna's dripping mackintosh.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin