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noun [countable] informal slugfest pronunciation in American English /ˈslʌɡˌfest/
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  1. 1
    an occasion or competition in which you have to compete or fight very hard in order to win
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    in baseball and boxing, a hard contest between opponents who are evenly matched

    The Seahawks are currently playing at Soldier Field in Chicago in a game that promises to be a slugfest.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/06/2014
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a long and hard contest between two equal opponents in which an easy victory is impossible

    The dramatic angle is that the companies are gearing up for what could be a slugfest.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/06/2014

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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