from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A gradually increasing sense or show of anger: did a slow burn while waiting three hours in the doctor's office.
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- n. A gradually increasing feeling of anger or frustration.
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Brenda Allen was still in jail, the City cops had settled into a slow burn and cop bombers played like science fiction.
I felt a little better about Rick Goldman after that, and I decided not to think about Clyde Nunley any more, though I knew Tolliver had a slow burn going about the professor being rough with me.