Definitions

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  • v. To join together, as a gang.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. act as an organized group

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She finished with her usual line of calling her if they thought of anything further that might have a bearing on Philip Gilbert’s death, and escaped before they could recall the topic of the Holmes manuscript and gang up to demand her copy of the story.

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • She’s no longer fending off the Derek Whalens of the world; instead, she and my husband gang up and tease me about my allegedly high-maintenance ways.

    Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned from Judy Blume

  • But Al knew from painful experience that girls'd kick you when you were down and gang up on you whenever they had the chance.

    Seventh Son

  • The inherited entanglement of the Concert of Europe offered Britain’s Lilliputian rivals the chance to gang up on the British Gulliver, pinning him down with multilateral treaties.

    Three Empires on the Nile

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