One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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.’
- ‘It is a kick in the crotch, a punch to the kidney and a savage body slam.’
- ‘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.’
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