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Origin of pileup
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British Dictionary definitions for pileup
Idioms and Phrases with pileup
Accumulate, as in The leaves piled up in the yard, or He piled up a huge fortune. In this idiom pile means “form a heap or mass of something.” [Mid-1800s]
Be involved in a crash, as in When the police arrived, at least four cars had piled up. [Late 1800s]