pile (something) on

Definition of pile (something) on

  1. 1 :  to put a large amount of (something) on something or someone 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.

  2. 2 :  to gained a lot of something He piled on the pounds after he got married.

Word by Word Definitions

pileplay
  1. :  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

  1. :  to drive piles into

  1. :  to lay or place in a pile :  stack

    :  to heap in abundance :  load

    :  to move or press forward in or as if in a mass :  crowd

  1. :  a quantity of things heaped together

    :  a heap of wood for burning a corpse or a sacrifice

    :  any great number or quantity :  lot

  1. :  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

  1. :  a single hemorrhoid

    :  hemorrhoids

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


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