pour it on

Definition of pour it on

informal
1 :to talk about something in an emotional way that is not sincere in order to get sympathy, attention, etc.
  • When he saw that she felt sorry for him, he really poured it on.
2 chiefly US :to do something in a very energetic and effective way :do something more and faster
  • After they took the lead in the second half, they really started to pour it on.

Word by Word Definitions

pour play
  1. : to cause to flow in a stream

  2. : to dispense from a container

  3. : to supply or produce freely or copiously

  1. : the action of pouring : stream

  2. : an instance of pouring or an amount poured

  3. : a heavy fall of rain : downpour


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