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slam (someone or something)

1. To criticize every aspect of someone or something very harshly. The professor slammed my paper, calling it a total a waste of paper. The boss exploded at the meeting, slamming everyone involved with the ill-fated project.
2. To eat or, more commonly, drink something very quickly, especially in large volumes. He sat at the bar slamming beers and shots of tequila so fast that I thought we'd have to carry him home. She's a professional speed eater—she literally makes a living out of slamming hot dogs and chicken wings.
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slamming

1. slang Really exciting, interesting, or enjoyable; awesome. Often spelled "slammin'." The band just released a slamming new album. I can't stop listening to it! That was a pretty slammin' concert on Saturday. It was like one giant party!
2. slang Very sexually attractive. Often spelled "slammin'." I cannot believe how many slammin' girls are in my econ class.
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slamming

mod. great. We had one slamming time last night.
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