at the bottom of the pile

Definition of at the bottom of the pile

  1. :  in a low or very unimportant position The team finished the season at the bottom of the pile.

Word by Word Definitions

bottomplay
  1. :  the underside of something

    :  buttocks, rump

    :  the surface on which a body of water lies

  1. :  to furnish (something, such as a chair) with a bottom

    :  to provide a foundation for

    :  to bring to the bottom

  1. :  of, relating to, or situated at the bottom (see 1bottom)

    :  frequenting the lowest part or place :  frequenting the bottom

pileplay
  1. :  a long slender column usually of timber, steel, or reinforced concrete driven into the ground to carry a vertical load

    :  a wedge-shaped heraldic charge usually placed vertically with the broad end up

    :  a target-shooting arrowhead without cutting edges

  1. :  to drive piles into

  1. :  to lay or place in a pile :  stack

    :  to heap in abundance :  load

    :  to move or press forward in or as if in a mass :  crowd

  1. :  a quantity of things heaped together

    :  a heap of wood for burning a corpse or a sacrifice

    :  any great number or quantity :  lot

  1. :  a coat or surface of usually short close fine furry hairs

    :  a velvety surface produced by an extra set of filling yarns that form raised loops which are cut and sheared

  1. :  a single hemorrhoid

    :  hemorrhoids


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