stamp on - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] British
present tense
I/you/we/theystamp on
he/she/itstamps on
present participlestamping on
past tensestamped on
past participlestamped on
  1. 1
    stamp on something to stop something by taking determined action

    The footballing authorities will stamp on any violent behaviour on the field.

  2. 2
    stamp on someone to stop someone in a very unfair or cruel way from doing something

    They will stamp on anyone who gets in their way.

See also main entry: stamp