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poetry slam

slam1 (def 8). Unabridged
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  • Nationality is not the only thing eclectic about the group of people participating in, and watching the poetry slam.
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poetry slam

noun phrase

: A poetry slam is a contest for poets. Anyone who spends his or her leisure hours pouring his or her soul onto paper can enter a slam (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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