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Definition of the noun Slow Burn

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  1. [idiomatic] A gradually increasing feeling of anger or frustration.


  1. "Slow Burn" is an American drama thriller film starring Ray Liotta, Jolene Blalock and LL Cool J, which is notable for the extended period between production and eventual release. A crime drama, the film was produced in 2003, was finally given a showing at the 2005 Toronto Film Festival, and finally got a proper theatrical release in 2007.
  2. "Slow Burn" a.k.a. "Wilder" is a 2000 film directed by Rodney Gibbons. PLOT: Detective Della Wilder and her partner Harland Lee are tough cops, despite Wilder's penchant for bending the rules. When they're assigned a strangulation case, the main suspect is Dr. Sam Charney, the victim's former lover. While Wilder interrogates him, a second murder occurs, and evidence suggests that it's not the work of a serial killer.
  3. "Slow Burn" is a 2000 thriller film directed by Christian Ford.
  4. "Slow Burn" is a 1986 American television drama film noir presented by Joel Schumacher and directed by Matthew Chapman. Chapman also adapted screenplay from the novel of Arthur Lyons named Castles Burning. Film stars include Eric Roberts, Beverly D'Angelo, Dennis Lipscomb, Raymond J. Barry, Johnny Depp, Anne Schedeen, Henry Gibson and Dan Hedaya.
  5. "Slow Burn": "It’s the high noon of ink, and two artists are preparing to tattoo at ten paces. Cowboy chic meets steampunk meets gorgeously inked ladies as a mysterious girl looks for her first tattoo" - Quoting the description from the 2011 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival site.
  6. "Slow Burn" is a film, directed by Chi Chi LaRue.
  7. "Slow Burn" a.k.a. "They Shoot Divas, Don't They?" is a film, directed by Jonathan Craven and written by Karen Stillman.


Slow Burn is a fictional film character.


Who is Slow Burn?

Slow Burn a.k.a. Edgar Kennedy is an actor.

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Google previewIn Defence of Councillors (2015)

by Colin Copus

The slow burn refers to a person who started out with no ambitions to stand for council and either became active...

Google previewSix Contemporary Garwood Romances Bundle (2013)

Fire and Ice, Killjoy, Murder List, Shadow Dance, Sizzle, Slow Burn by Julie Garwood

Slow Burn is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. Copyright ...

Google previewThe Conscientious Gardener (2011)

Cultivating a Garden Ethic by Sarah H. Reichard

Biochar's slow burn means about 25–35 percent of the original dry mass remains . According to Professor Sally Brown at the University of Washington, however, biochar is less effective as a soil amendment than compost because it does not ...

Google previewThe House on Chambers Court (2014)

by GJ Scherzinger

A slow burn is a long burn.

Google previewAllen's Dictionary of English Phrases (2008)

by Robert Allen

slow burn a growing feeling of anger or annoyance. Mid 20th cent. Josephine Tey Daughter of Time 1951 Just a nice polite reasonable Actfor him to swallow and ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (2005)

by Judith Siefring

slow burn burn.

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English Idioms (2010)

by John Ayto

slow burn a state of slowly mounting anger or annoyance. informal burner ...

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (1999)

by Houghton Mifflin Company, Webster

core meaning : moving at a pace less than usual or desiied --' a lane for sJow traffio * slow progress toward peace> ant: FAST slow burn n. A gradual accumulation of anger. slow-down slo'doun' , n. A slackening oi pace, ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition (2013)

by Christine Ammer

slow burn Slowly increasing anger. It is often put as do a slow burn, meaning “gradually grow ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of United States Intelligence (2005)

by Michael A. Turner

Slow Burn: The Rise and Bitter Fall of American Intelligence in Vietnam. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990. De Silva, Peer. Sub Rosa: The CIA and the Uses of Intelligence. New York: New York Times Books, 1978. Donahue, James C.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Irish Cinema (2007)

by Roderick Flynn, Patrick Brereton

Shot in black and white, this short and underdeveloped narrative, with its sketchy character exposition, is a “slow burn” that somewhat comes alive when complications begin. Directed by Graham Jones, the film is full of amusing vignettes, ...

Google previewWye's Dictionary of Improbable Words (2009)

by Craig Conley

Slow Burn.”> 5. interj. an exclamation of disappointment. <It's like looking at the Brooklyn Bridge and saying “Phfft” because they didn't build the golden gate. —> 6. interj. an expression indicating that someone has asked a ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Pyrotechnics (2012)

(and Related Subjects) by K.L. Kosanke, Barry T. Sturman, Robert M. Winokur, B.J. Kosanke

Liner Fast Burn Slow Burn A higher thrust configuration is one using a core of some type (lower illustration, above). In this case, both propellants are burning at the same time and contributing to the boost level thrust. Once the fast burning ...

Google previewHippie Dictionary (2013)

A Cultural Encyclopedia of the 1960s and 1970s by John Bassett Mccleary

Example: "Wilson is doing a slow burn over the tire tracks through ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

a slow burn informal a state of slowly mountVing anger or annoyance.

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The psychopath
Doesn't do
Hope for change
But the chance
To be himself
The slow burn dance
With his death. (Vince Gullaci)
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