pylon » pile-on

Variant(s):  pileon, pile on

Classification: English

Spotted in the wild:

  • Sulham raced to the right pileon to close the gap to 32-22. (Santa Clarita Valley Signal, Nov. 3, 2002)
  • The Michigan running back’s momentum was heading toward the orange pile on of the end zone. (Sports Washington, Aug. 14, 2003)
  • He dove at the two and put the ball just inside the pile-on to even the score at 14-14 with 8:08 remaining in the quarter. (Northeastern Football, Oct. 16, 2004)
| link | entered by Ben Zimmer, 2005/09/20 |

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