Seconds later, the garage door is closed and Hank is slamming Walt up against it, accusing him of being Heisenberg.
And she did it by slamming the man standing next to her, Tim Pawlenty.
But the true mark of a great athlete is maintaining equilibrium even after slamming into a gate.
One opened the cell door while another suddenly charged, propelling Davis inside and slamming him against the back wall.
Not to be outdone, Langford fired back, slamming Christie for dishonesty and for playing politics.
"Regular Aladdin lamp," Nat shouted, slamming Kling's door behind him.
A hatch stood open there, and he dropped through, slamming it after him.
Turning abruptly, Connel stormed out of the room, slamming the hatch closed behind him.
He swung his fist heavily, slamming the Martian against the tree.
And with these words he left the room, slamming the door behind him.
1670s, "a severe blow," probably from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian slamre, Swedish slemma "to slam, bang") of imitative origin. Meaning "a violent closing of a door" is from 1817. Meaning "an insult, put-down" is from 1884. Slam-bang recorded by 1806 (also slap-bang, 1785). Slam-dunk is from 1976; early use often in reference to Julius Erving. Slam-dance is attested by 1987 (slam by itself in this sense is recorded from 1983).
"a winning of all tricks in a card game," 1660s, earlier the name of a card game (also called ruff), 1620s, used especially in whist, of obscure origin. Grand slam in bridge first recorded 1892; earlier in related card games from 1814; figurative sense of "complete success" is attested from 1920; in baseball sense from 1935.
1690s, "to beat, slap;" 1775 as "to shut with force," from slam (n.1). Meaning "throw or push with force" is from 1870. Meaning "say uncomplimentary things about" is from 1916. Related: Slammed; slamming.
Someone who is an expert at slacking off: don't want to be called a slackmaster