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1. slang To drink (something, especially alcohol) very quickly or all at once. You're going to make yourself sick if you keep pounding beers like that. I had to pound my coffee and race out the door in order to catch my bus.
2. slang To beat or assault (someone) very severely. If you ever come near my girlfriend again, I'll pound you!
3. vulgar slang To have intense penetrative sex (with someone). A: "Just look at the figure on that babe. I'd love to take her home and give her a pounding." B: "Shut up, Mike. You wouldn't have a chance."

pound it

slang An invitation to bump the knuckle side of one's clenched fist with someone else's, either as a greeting or in a cheerful or celebratory manner. The move is known as a "pound" or a "fist bump." So good to see you, buddy, pound it!
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1. tv. to drink something quickly. (see also pound a beer.) Dan said he could pound the cup of coffee in thirty seconds.
2. tv. to copulate [with] someone. He claims he pounded her all night. She says he snores.


n. dollars; money. (see also give one one’s pounds.) How many pounds does this thing cost?
See also: pound
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