pony up

po·nied uppo·ny·ing up

Definition of PONY UP

transitive verb
:  to pay (money) especially in settlement of an account
intransitive verb
:  pay

Examples of PONY UP

  1. <despite having good credit, the couple still had to pony up a large down payment for the house>

Origin of PONY UP

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1824


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