put/tie/strap on the feedbag

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of put/tie/strap on the feedbag

US, informal
:to begin eating
  • He's always ready to strap on the feedbag when it's time for dinner.

Word by Word Definitions

put play
  1. : to place in a specified position or relationship : lay

  2. : to move in a specified direction

  3. : to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust

  1. : a throw made with an overhand pushing motion

  2. : an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d

  1. : being in place : fixed, set

tie play
  1. : to fasten, attach, or close by means of a tie

  2. : to form a knot or bow in

  3. : to make by tying constituent elements

  1. : a line, ribbon, or cord used for fastening, uniting, or drawing something closed

  2. : a structural element (such as a rod or angle iron) holding two pieces together : a tension member in a construction

  3. : any of the transverse supports to which railroad rails are fastened to keep them in line

strap play
  1. : a narrow usually flat strip or thong of a flexible material and especially leather used for securing, holding together, or wrapping

  2. : something made of a strap forming a loop

  3. : a strip of leather used for flogging

  1. : to secure with or attach by means of a strap

  2. : to support (something, such as a sprained joint) with overlapping strips of adhesive plaster

  3. : bind, constrict


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