pound for pound
Definition of pound for pound
—used when comparing a pound of one thing with a pound of something similar Pound for pound, it's the most valuable crop being grown in the state.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: an enclosure for animals
: a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed animals
: a depot for holding impounded personal property until redeemed by the owner
: to reduce to powder or pulp by beating
: to strike heavily or repeatedly
: to inculcate by insistent repetition : drive
: an act or sound of pounding
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