Definition of Slammings
1. slamming [n] - See also: slamming
Lexicographical Neighbors of Slammings
Literary usage of Slammings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rural Affairs by John Jacob Thomas (1869)
"The various slammings, pullings, jerkings, and vain or difficult efforts to open or shut the door, twist, crack or injure it, deranging the knob or lock, ..."
2. Humorous Masterpieces from American Literature by Edward Tuckerman Mason (1886)
"... and shriekings and slammings. It was one of those midnights when the devil evidently " has business on his hand." Of a sudden there was a rustle in the ..."
3. Sights in Boston and Suburbs: Or, Guide to the Stranger by R. L. Midgley (1856)
"... brought in from the street; and as the doors swing on noiseless hinges, no interruption from scuffling of feet or slammings can ever occur. THE CUPOLA. ..."