AskDefine | Define steamroll

Dictionary Definition



1 bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure; "The Senator steamrollered the bill to defeat" [syn: steamroller]
2 proceed with great force; "The new teacher tends to steamroller" [syn: steamroller]
3 overwhelm by using great force; "steamroller the opposition" [syn: steamroller]
4 make level or flat with a steamroller; "steamroll the roads" [syn: steamroller]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. To flatten, as if with a steamroller
  2. To ruthlessly crush or overwhelm


to flatten
to crush ruthlessly
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