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slam down

1. To eat or drink something very hastily or voraciously. A noun or pronoun can be used between "slam" and "down." Don't just slam your food down like that—take a moment to actually enjoy what you're eating! I slammed down the burger so I could get back on the road straight away. It's no wonder you have such a bad hangover from the way you were slamming drinks down last night.
2. Literally, to forcefully bring someone or something down onto a particular surface. A noun or pronoun can be used between "slam" and "down." Hey, don't slam those plates down—they're Grandma's fine china! The judge slammed down his gavel and yelled for order in the court. I slammed my little brother down and declared myself the winner.
See also: down, slam

slam someone or something down

to drive or strike someone or something downward. The wrestler slammed his opponent down hard. He slammed down his opponent and injured him.
See also: down, slam

slam something down (on something)

 and slam something down (onto something)
to bang something down onto something. She slammed her fist down on the table in anger. Karen slammed down her fist onto the table.
See also: down, slam

slam down

v.
To put something down forcefully so as to produce a loud noise: I got angry and slammed down the phone. The teacher slammed a book down to get the students' attention.
See also: down, slam
References in classic literature ?
Rostov had just prepared a card, by bending the corner of which he meant to double the three thousand just put down to his score, when Dolokhov, slamming down the pack of cards, put it aside and began rapidly adding up the total of Rostov's debt, breaking the chalk as he marked the figures in his clear, bold hand.
"Oh, Beth, he's sent you..." began Amy, gesticulating with unseemly energy, but she got no further, for Jo quenched her by slamming down the window.
The two-time defending champions Blaze Spikers found themselves trailing, 13-11, in the deciding set but Sisi Rondina kept slamming down spikes to preserve their 11-game winning streak.
Slamming down the ball after a cross kick from Dan Biggar, Adams took it to 21-13, sending Wales fans up and down the country into euphoric celebration.
A video circulated on social media was watched thousands of times after FC fan Ali Platten was broadcast on Sky Sports' coverage slamming down his try card after disagreeing with the referee's decision.
BRENDAN Rodgers hailed his Hoops for slamming down a signpost on the Premiership title trail with their huge win against Aberdeen.
On Wednesday (January 3) the regime announced Kim had given the order to open the border hotline between the two countries, something Pyongyang had cut off in 2016 in response to South Korea slamming down sanctions over the North's nuclear tests.
However, the 'Forever' singer said while slamming down the deal that reality TV is not his style.
He then stood up, grabbed a microphone, and declared: "Listen, I'm Tyson Fury, I'm the best heavyweight on the planet, this idiot is getting knocked spark out and I'm sick to death of this." He added: "This guy is going to sleep" before slamming down the microphone, attempting to flip the table over, jumping down from the stage and heading out of the room.
He added: "This *** is going to sleep" before slamming down the microphone, attempting to flip the table over, jumping down from the stage and heading out of the room.
He added: "He's going to sleep" before slamming down the microphone, attempting to flip the table over, jumping down from the stage and heading out of the room.
Whether it's slamming down an 11-stair rail for 60 euros, the best feeble grind you've ever seen, or unintentionally being the funniest human you've ever met, Cody never gets old.
RATO DERO -- Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Nawaz Sharif slamming down on PPP leaders Wednesday said a convicted Prime Minister is holding on to the reign of the country while President Zardari is unfaithful to the people of Sindh and has put the country to the edge of destruction.
The lid features a soft, quiet close to prevent it from slamming down on the can.
The truth is, though that it didn't matter, we applied the fixes for both: my instructor sweeping back my sleeve and me slamming down on the power levers.