Definition for slamming (2 of 2)
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.
Origin of slam1
Related formsun·slammed, adjective
Examples from the Web for slamming
Waking briefly a few times throughout the night, I heard sounds, voices, slamming doors.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Det. 2: (slamming his hand on the table and yelling) You hung her!How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Stanley then went on to praise Curry after slamming her, a technique she would later use in her Rhimes piece.
Last weekend, the cattiest of Hollande's ministers went a step too far, slamming France's economic policy, and was finally ousted.This Scary-Smart New Minister of Economy Might Just Turn France Around|Tracy McNicoll|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kremlin officials deny they dispatched any column across the border on Thursday, slamming the allegation as fantasy.Ukraine Rebels Boast About Troops and Tanks Coming from Russia|Jamie Dettmer|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He backed to his chair and sat down, taking up a book and slamming it back on the table.Lightnin'|Frank Bacon
He laughed, waved his arm in a cavalier gesture and went from the room, slamming the door masterfully behind him.Jaffery|William J. Locke
Eustace exclaimed, slamming his book together with a big sigh, "I do wish parcels from England didn't always make mother sad."Queensland Cousins|Eleanor Luisa Haverfield
He threw the key on the floor and left the harem, slamming the door behind him.Told in the Coffee House|Cyrus Adler
A roar from beneath, the slamming of many doors, and the quick rush of a crowd up the steps, announced the arrival of a train.A Mysterious Disappearance|Gordon Holmes