spring on

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of spring on

: to surprise (someone) with (something, such as a request or announcement)
  • You should try to prepare them for your decision instead of just springing it on them suddenly.

Word by Word Definitions

spring play
  1. : dart, shoot

  2. : to be resilient or elastic

  3. : to become warped

  1. : a source of supply

  2. : an ultimate source especially of action or motion

  3. : spring tide

  1. : to fit with springs


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