ramrod

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Etymology[edit]

ram +‎ rod

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɹæmɹɒd/
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Noun[edit]

ramrod (plural ramrods)

  1. (firearms) Device used with muzzleloaders to push the projectile up against the propellant.
    Synonym: gunstick
  2. Ranch or trail foreman, usually the first or second person in charge. The person responsible for getting the work done.
  3. (slang) An erect penis.
    • 2009, Gina McQueen, Opposite Sex (page 78)
      Half a second after that, she had him totally pinned while he thrust at her crotch with his ramrod, going thud thud thud like a blind dog in a maze. Hitting everything but the entrance she craved.

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ramrod (third-person singular simple present ramrods, present participle ramrodding, simple past and past participle ramrodded)

  1. (transitive) To force.
    That new project manager is just the one to ramrod this through to completion.

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