shove it


1. informal To place or store (something) somewhere, especially roughly, hurriedly, or haphazardly. You can just shove your bags over there for now. I'll carry them up to your room in a while. Please don't shove the groceries into the cupboards like that. You need to organize them at least a little bit.
2. slang To attempt to pass or circulate (counterfeit currency). He was arrested for shoving counterfeit bills all over town.

shove it

A rude invective expressing disdain, contempt, disgust, or anger to someone. I've taken enough of the boss's crap—tell him he can shove it, because I quit! Shove it, Bill! You don't know what's best for me!
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ˈshove it

(informal, especially American English) used to say rudely that you will not accept or do something: ‘The boss wants that report now.’ ‘Yeah? Tell him he can shove it.’
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