heap (someone or something) with (something)

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heap (someone or something) with (something)

1. Literally, to fill or cover something with a large pile of something else. He heaped his plate with so much food that I wondered how he'd ever manage to eat it all. How can you find anything on your desk when you keep heaping it with junk?
2. To give someone a large or excessive amount of something positive or negative, especially praise or scorn. Everyone has been heaping them with praise for their lifesaving work. The politician heaped his opponent with scorn and derision during their debate.
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heap something with something

to pile something onto something. Karen heaped Jeff's plate with way too much food. We heaped the driveway with leaves and then put them into bags.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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