work over


Definition of work over 

transitive verb

1 : to subject to thorough examination, study, or treatment shelf stock worked over by shoppers

2 : to do over : rework saved the play by working the first act over

3 : to beat up or manhandle with thoroughness the gang worked me over

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Examples of work over in a Sentence

those thugs really worked him over

First Known Use of work over

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of work over was in 1832

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the figure or shape of a crescent moon

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