Definition of Steamroll

1. Verb. Bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure. "The Senator steamrollered the bill to defeat"

Exact synonyms: Steamroller
Related verbs: Steamroller, Steamroller
Generic synonyms: Coerce, Force, Hale, Pressure, Squeeze
Derivative terms: Steamroller, Steamroller



2. Verb. Proceed with great force. "The new teacher tends to steamroller"
Exact synonyms: Steamroller
Generic synonyms: Go, Move, Proceed
Related verbs: Steamroller
Derivative terms: Steamroller, Steamroller

3. Verb. Overwhelm by using great force. "Sam cannot steamroll Sue "; "Steamroller the opposition"
Exact synonyms: Steamroller
Generic synonyms: Overmaster, Overpower, Overwhelm
Related verbs: Steamroller
Derivative terms: Steamroller, Steamroller

4. Verb. Make level or flat with a steamroller. "Steamroll the roads"
Exact synonyms: Steamroller
Generic synonyms: Flatten
Derivative terms: Steamroller

Definition of Steamroll

1. Verb. To flatten, as if with a steamroller ¹

2. Verb. To ruthlessly crush or overwhelm ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Steamroll

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steamroll

steamiest
steamily
steaminess
steaminesses
steaming
steamingly
steamings
steamless
steamlike
steamliner
steamliners
steampipe
steampipes
steampunk
steampunks
steamroll (current term)
steamrolled
steamroller
steamrollered
steamrollering
steamrollers
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steamrolls
steams
steamship
steamship company
steamship line
steamships
stean

Literary usage of Steamroll

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1. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume I of IIby Yoel Natan by Yoel Natan (2006)
"This allowed the communists to steamroll over East Europe toward the end of WWII, which suited many professors and journalists just fine. ..."

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