pound out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] informal
present tense
I/you/we/theypound out
he/she/itpounds out
present participlepounding out
past tensepounded out
past participlepounded out
  1. 1
    if you pound out a song, you play it loudly by hitting your instrument very hard

    Everyone sang as Mother pounded out the family favourites on the piano.

  2. 2
    American to do something in a very short period of time
See also main entry: pound