pound something out

pound (something) out

To create or produce something hastily or erratically using a keyboard. I'll always have fond memories of my uncle pounding out Christmas songs on my parents' piano on Christmas Eve. I've been procrastinating writing this essay all week; I'll just pound it out tonight.
See also: out, pound

pound something out

1. tv. to play something loudly on the piano, perhaps with difficulty. Here, pound this one out. A little softer, please.
2. tv. to type something on a typewriter. I have finished writing it. Can I borrow your typewriter so I can pound it out?
See also: out, pound, something