put some muscle into

idiom

Definition of put some muscle into

: to make a forceful effort into (doing something) To clean that floor you have to put some muscle into it.

Learn More about put some muscle into

Statistics for put some muscle into

Cite this Entry

“Put some muscle into.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20some%20muscle%20into. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

Comments on put some muscle into

What made you want to look up put some muscle into? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!