Definition of body slam in English:

body slam


  • A move (illegal in some codes) in which the opponent's body is lifted and then thrown hard on to the floor.

    ‘The infamous body slam was one of the biggest and best moments in WWF history.’
    • ‘Once on top of the cage, Michaels took a body slam and a backdrop onto the steel mesh.’
    • ‘A combination fireman's carry and reverse body slam, the move is a show of both strength and technique.’
    • ‘Taymor's battles with Weinstein have become legend, since Taymor would seem to be able to match the big man body slam for body slam.’
    • ‘It is a kick in the crotch, a punch to the kidney and a savage body slam.’


body slam

/ˈbädē slam/ /ˈbɑdi slæm/