pack on (the) pounds

Definition of pack on (the) pounds

chiefly US, informal

  1. :  to gain weight or a certain amount of weight Americans are continuing to pack on the pounds. He hopes to pack on 20 pounds of muscle before the competition.

Word by Word Definitions

packplay
  1. :  a bundle arranged for convenience in carrying especially on the back

    :  a group or pile of related objects

    :  a number of individual components packaged as a unit

  1. :  to make into a compact bundle

    :  to fill completely

    :  to fill with packing

  1. :  to influence the composition of so as to bring about a desired result

    :  to arrange (the cards in a pack) so as to cheat

  1. :  intimate

poundplay pounds
  1. :  any of various units of mass and weight

    :  the basic monetary unit of the United Kingdom —called also pound sterling

    :  the basic monetary unit of Ireland from 1921 to 2001

  1. :  an enclosure for animals

    :  a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed animals

    :  a depot for holding impounded personal property until redeemed by the owner

  1. :  to reduce to powder or pulp by beating

    :  to strike heavily or repeatedly

    :  to inculcate by insistent repetition :  drive

  1. :  an act or sound of pounding


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