pound something out

pound out

To create or produce something hastily or erratically using a keyboard. A noun of pronoun can be used between "pound" and "out." I'll always have fond memories of my uncle pounding out 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