pull on

phrasal verb

Definition of pull on 

1 : to hold onto and move (something) toward oneself She pulled on the rope with all her might.

2 : to hold onto and pull (something) repeatedly When she gets nervous, she pulls on her ear.

3 : to breathe in the smoke from (a cigarette, pipe, etc.) He rocked back and forth, pulling on his pipe.

4 : to dress oneself in (clothing) She quickly pulled on her boots. He pulled a sweater on.

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