keep on at

idiom

Definition of keep on at

chiefly British, informal
: to say the same thing to (someone) again and again in a way that is annoying
  • My parents kept on at me to go back to college.

Word by Word Definitions

keep play
  1. : to retain in one's possession or power

  2. : to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing

  3. : to have in control

  1. : the means or provisions by which one is kept

  2. : one that keeps or protects: such as

  3. : fortress, castle


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