mound up

(redirected from mounds up)
Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!

mound up

To pile something together into a mound. A noun or pronoun can be used before or after "up." We mounded up all the debris we could find for the bonfire later that evening. Don't just mound the grass clippings up in the corner of the yard like that—they'll start stinking up the place!
See also: up

mound something up

to form something into a mound. Mound the dirt up around the base of the shrub. Please mound up the leaves around the rosebushes.
See also: up
References in periodicals archive ?
Badgers create pits up to 15 cm across and 30 cm deep, and large fan-shaped mounds up to 1 m long and 0.5 m high at the pit entrance (Platt, 1975; Green and Anthony, 1989; Eldridge, 2004).