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dump on

Definition of dump on

informal

  1. 1 US :  to criticize (someone) severely <I'm tired of getting dumped on every time I make a little mistake.>

  2. 2dump (something) on (someone) :  to give (something) to (someone else) to do, deal with, or think about because one does not want to deal with it <She dumped her chores on her little brother.> <I can't stand it when he dumps all his problems on me.> <I hate to dump this on you, but I don't have time for it now.>



Word by Word Definitions

dumpplay
  1. :  to let fall in or as if in a heap or mass

    :  to get rid of unceremoniously or irresponsibly

    :  jettison

  1. :  an accumulation of refuse and discarded materials

    :  a place where such materials are dumped

    :  a quantity of reserve materials accumulated at one place


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