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come on strong

Definition of come on strong

  1. 1 :  to be very forceful or too forceful in talking to someone or dealing with someone <She didn't like him because she felt that he came on too strong.>

  2. 2 :  to become stronger or more successful in a continuing contest, race, etc. <The team was playing poorly in the early part of the season, but it has been coming on strong lately.>



Word by Word Definitions

comeplay
  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

strongplay
  1. :  having or marked by great physical power

    :  having moral or intellectual power

    :  having great resources (as of wealth or talent)


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