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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OTHER WORDS FROM slamun·slammed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for slam
Risen recently slammed President Obama as “the greatest enemy to press freedom in a generation.”
She slammed the media, saying the coverage has been scant and inaccurate.Defying Stereotypes, Young Muslim Writers Find Community Onstage|Julianne Chiaet|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“My film got slammed with an NC-17 for a scene of ‘suggested’ oral sex,” wrote Kramer.Oral Sex Comes of Age in Hollywood: ‘Gone Girl’ the Latest Film to Showcase Female Pleasure|Marlow Stern|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But feminist critics have slammed the video for promoting sexual violence.Sex, Blood and Maroon 5: Pop Culture’s Wounds Run Deep|Lizzie Crocker|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even apologist Greg Gutfeld slammed this so-called apology tour.
With that cryptic message she ran back to the door, which was immediately slammed behind her.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Number 27 slammed his door with that degree of violence which indicates a stout arm and an easy conscience.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
Hamilcar Jones was not at the moment visible, because he was behind the door, which he slammed shut and locked.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
Slammed over against the bar, Lamb had a split-second glimpse of it.
And with one foot on the running board, he was slammed to the ground hard, rolling his head against a tree.