to attack, usu. with a knife.
|DAUL 197/2: Slice, v. (P) To wound with knife, razor, or any sharp-edged weapon.et al.|
|(con. 1948) Flee the Angry Strangers 432: Nex he grabs Angie’n tells him how he got to slice Diane up.|
|We are the People Our Parents Warned Us Against 89: There’s a boy here who’s all sliced up. The Angels or the spades got ’im.|
|Gonif 79: Us mechanics are the class in the outfits. We don’t need nobody, and we don’t have to slice nobody.|
|Go-Boy! 269: He was also quick to anger, as one of the belly robbers in the joint kitchen found out when [...] Jacques sliced him up a bit.|
|Way Past Cool 131: You losin it, man . . . lettin some little sucker slice you like that.|
|Fortress of Solitude 426: Six months of dodging homies slicing on each other in the commissary line.|
(US) a horror film; also attrib.
|Atlanta Constitution (GA) 8 June 17/2: Jamie lee’s trying to get out of the slice-and-dice business. No more ‘The Frogs’ or ‘Terror Trains’.|
|Casper Star-Trib. (WY) 20 Feb. 27/1: I’ve complained [...] in the past about the so-called ‘slice and dice’ films.|
|Damon Smith, Press Association at Ananova.com [Internet] There’s gore aplenty and a couple of nice shocks (the sheriff’s interrogation of Morgan at gunpoint is horrifying) but for the most part, it’s slice and dice by numbers.|
|Guardian 26 Sept. [Internet] Roth is of the true faith, gore-wise, a maniac for George Romero’s slice-and-dice make-up and effects man Tom Savini.|
|Taos News (NM) 3 Sept. ZO45/4: The Grim Reaper slices, dices, smashes and otherwise offs each of the people [...] We are treated to some of the worst dialogue ever written.|
(orig. US black) an assault with a razor or a knife.
|Really the Blues 219: They’re talkin’ about goin’ to Slice City.|
(US) an attack with an edged or stabbing weapon.
|Teen-Age Mafia 38: Let somebody [...] start yakking at him, and he’d cut loose with a slice job.|
see main sense above.
see under chops n.1