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pile on

modifier

: Contributing to the pile-on tactics, both big corporate media (including the Washington Post) and putative defenders of free expression strafed Moldea I from the start

verb phrase

To throw oneself on a downed opponent unnecessarily: It constitutes what is known in football as piling on, and they penalize you for it (1980s+ Football)

[pile onto, ''assail,'' is found by 1894]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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