Definition of pile (something) on
- He piled on the gravy.
- The teacher punished the class by piling on more homework.
- Her parents piled on the pressure to do well in school.
- He piled on the pounds after he got married.
: 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
: to drive piles into
: to lay or place in a pile : stack
: to heap in abundance : load
: to collect little by little into a mass
: a quantity of things heaped together
: a heap of wood for burning a corpse or a sacrifice
: any great number or quantity : lot
: 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
: a single hemorrhoid
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: some indeterminate amount more than a specified number
: a person or thing of consequence
: in some degree : somewhat
used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
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