Definition of steamroller

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • steamroller is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 13
  • steamroller is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 13
  • steamroller is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 16

Definition of steamroller


  • bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure (verb)

    Examples

    1. The Senator steamrollered the bill to defeat

    Synonyms

    1. steamroll
  • vehicle equipped with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roads and pavements (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. road roller
  • a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. juggernaut
  • overwhelm by using great force (verb)

    Examples

    1. steamroller the opposition

    Synonyms

    1. steamroll
  • make level or flat with a steamroller (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. steamroll
  • proceed with great force (verb)

    Examples

    1. The new teacher tends to steamroller

    Synonyms

    1. steamroll
  • crush with a steamroller as if to level (verb)

    Examples

    1. steamroller the road

See definition of steamroller in Merriam Webster

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