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pour it on

Slang definitions & phrases for pour it on

pour it on

verb phrase

  1. To make an intense effort; maximize striving: Henry Gonzalez was pouring it on thick
  2. To exert all one's charm and persuasiveness; come on strong: He was really pouring it on to that judge
  3. To speed; pour on the coal: The driver was pouring it on to close the gap (1940s+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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