Skiing. a downhill race over a winding and zigzag course marked by poles or gates.
Compare giant slalom.
any winding or zigzag course marked by obstacles or barriers, as one in which automobiles are tested for maneuverability or drivers for reaction time.
verb (used without object)
Skiing. to ski in or as if in a slalom.
to move in a winding or zigzag fashion; weave.
to follow a course with many twists and turns.
of, for, or designating a zigzag course with obstacles, barriers, or the like:
an excellent slalom skier.
(skiing) a race, esp one downhill, over a winding course marked by artificial obstacles
a similar type of obstacle race in canoes
(intransitive) to take part in a slalom
verb (used with or without object), slammed, slamming. 1. to shut with force and noise: to slam the door. 2. to dash, strike, knock, thrust, throw, slap down, etc., with violent and noisy impact: He slammed his books upon the table. 3. Informal. to criticize harshly; attack verbally: He slammed my taste mercilessly. noun 4. […]
adverb, Informal. 1. with noisy violence: He drove slam-bang through the garage door. 2. quickly and carelessly; slapdash. adjective 3. noisy and violent. 4. excitingly fast-paced, especially in a noisy and violent way; action-filled; thrilling: a slam-bang ending to the movie. 5. vigorous and fast but careless; slapdash. 6. outstanding or powerful; excellent: a slam-bang […]
noun 1. a dance performed to punk rock by groups of people who flail and toss themselves about and slam into one another. verb 1. to hurl oneself repeatedly into or through a crowd at a rock-music concert
verb (used with object) 1. Basketball. to dunk (the ball) with great force. noun, Basketball. 1. a particularly forceful, often dramatic dunk shot. noun 1. (basketball) a scoring shot in which a player jumps up and forces the ball down through the basket 2. (informal) a task so easy that success in it is deemed […]