Origin of ream1
Definition for ream (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
- to scold or reprimand severely (usually followed by out).
- to cheat; defraud.
Origin of ream2
Examples from the Web for ream
This year's survey included a ream of questions about returning-veteran violence.
These two features make it possible to ream center holes of the same size or depth in any number of pieces.Turning and Boring|Franklin D. Jones
After the thread is cut, take the reamer and ream out the burr that is on the inside of the pipe caused by the pipe cutter.Elements of Plumbing|Samuel Dibble
He was already on board when I got here, with my typewriter and ream of paper, so we didn't meet.The Dope on Mars|John Michael Sharkey