“We will fight against it being a slam dunk,” asserts Pam Wohlschlegel, Florida coordinator for Tea Party Patriots.
For Best Actor in a Musical, Neil Patrick Harris seems like a slam dunk for Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
The plan to appoint an interim senator is not, however, a slam dunk.
Raucous, violent, vigorous, etc: in climaxes as slam-bang as a four-horse stretch drive/ a couple of slam-bang musical numbers (1823+)
Violently: They went at it slam-bang (1840+)
A wild and vicious fight (1920s+ Prizefighting)