Steamroller Definition

stēmrōlər
steamrollers, steamrolls
noun
steamrollers
A heavy, originally steam-driven, machine with rollers, used in building and repairing roads.
Webster's New World
An overwhelming power or influence, esp. when used relentlessly to force acceptance of a policy, override opposition, etc.
Webster's New World
A similar machine with an internal-combustion engine.
American Heritage
A ruthless or irresistible force or power.
American Heritage

A pipe, used for smoking cannabis, open at both ends and having a bowl near one end; it rolls the smoke (steam)

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verb
steamrollers
To smooth or level (a road) with a steamroller.
American Heritage
To bring overwhelming force to bear upon; crush or override as if with a steamroller.
Webster's New World
To cause the passage or defeat of (a legislative bill, etc.), or make (one's way, etc.), by crushing opposition or overriding obstacles.
Webster's New World
To move with overwhelming force, or use steamroller tactics.
Webster's New World
adjective
Relentlessly overpowering.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Steamroller

Noun

Singular:
steamroller
Plural:
steamrollers

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