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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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slam

1. tv. to criticize someone or something. The secretary was slamming the boss in one room, and the boss was slamming the secretary in another.
2. n. a criticism. Harry took another slam at the sales record the sales force had produced for the meeting.
3. tv. to drink something quickly. Bart slammed a couple of beers and left.

slam some beers

verb
See also: beer, slam

slamming

mod. great. We had one slamming time last night.
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It stands as the longest final in Grand Slam history and some say the greatest and and it left the pair barely able to stand at the trophy ceremony after an exhausted Djokovic staggered over the line 7-5 in the final set.
Meanwhile, Djokovic ended a two-year Grand Slam drought in the summer when he won Wimbledon before going on to win the US Open early last month.
The sixth seed had suffered in the ferocious heat and humidity through the early days of the season's final Grand Slam but dropped only two sets for the tournament and none since the second round.
While the show (along with the film Slam and the documentary Slam Nation) certainly popularized contemporary spoken word by bringing it to the masses through HBO, thereby giving exposure to poets, it also gave the world a false understanding of the poetry coming out of the communities.
Though he won his first Grand Slam title in 2008, in Australia, it took Djokovic three more years to win his second , again in Melbourne.
Kerber, 5-1 with Coral to win another Slam this year, was the toast of bookmakers as she defended the Open-era best tally of Graf.
Williams must now claim a recordequalling fourth consecutive US Open title to complete one of the few streaks missing from her near-incomparable CV, that calendar slam.
achieving the "Tiger Slam" of 2000 US Open, Open and US PGA and 2001 Masters.
Whiley became the first British wheelchair tennis player to complete a calendar year slam of Grand Slams in September when she and Kamiji added the US Open doubles title to their Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon titles.
"There are so many folks in the city that want to come out for the open mic, even freshmen in college that are familiar with poetry slams, and they want to find it in Worcester, but the only venues that are really operating right now, for the most part, are 21-plus,'' Richardson said.
The debate over match length has increased with women now earning equal prize money to the men at the four grand slams.
Of course, given human nature, hunters have expanded the concept of big game slams to cover about every aspect of big game hunting.
Each week a new crop of videos battles head-to-head in Comedy, Cute, Music, Bizarre and Dance Slams, where your votes determine who wins the Slam and gets featured on the leaderboard," says YouTube in its blog post.
I put a lot of work in to be at this stage of the grand slams. I'm really happy that it's here."
"Contrary to popular belief we never banned anything in this squad, certainly not talking about Grand Slams. We couldn't win the Grand Slam in any other game, but we can in this one."