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n. - An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; A forceful impact that makes a loud noise; The noise made by the forceful impact of two objects; Winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge;

Usage examples (37)
  • TONY SNOW, WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY: It seems to that that there is a lot of umbrage taken with the term slam dunk.
  • I watched MEET THE PRESS this morning and "slam" is an exaggeration.
  • "There's two voices right now, and the noisy one is what I call the slam-the-borders crowd," Armey said.
  • And I think what ` s going on is that this is not a very easy or what we call slam-dunk case for the prosecution. for more
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