Definition of come on strong
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 : 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.
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