pack on (the) pounds

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Definition of pack on (the) pounds

chiefly US, informal
: 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.

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“Pack on (the) pounds.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pack%20on%20%28the%29%20pounds. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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