Within twenty minutes a steam-roller had arrived—goodness knows where it had materialized from!
This little girl's father was an engineer in charge of a steam-roller.
Billys all right: even if he did tell me this afternoon that I took-off like a steam-roller!
He might have been run over by a steam-roller for all I know!
That child is as lively as an eel and as noisy as a steam-roller.
Afterwards the soil was of fine gravel, and as hard as though it had been compressed by the weight of a steam-roller.
It takes a plaguey lot to move it, and then it moves as slowly as a steam-roller.
If he would only tumble down a well, or slip in front of a steam-roller, the problem might comfortably be solved.
Most of our political slang-terms since the Civil War, from pork-barrel to steam-roller, have been their inventions.
The steam-roller man was an optimist and a literary person: "You may have builded better than you know, captain!"
To dominate and crush; achieve by sheer force; snowball: The governor tried to steamroller the bill through (1912+)