put one's oar in

put one's oar in
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  • put one's oar in — ► put one s oar in informal give an opinion without being asked. Main Entry: ↑oar …   English terms dictionary

  • put one's oar in — phrasal also shove one s oar in or stick one s oar in : to offer usually unwanted advice or assistance : take part in another s affairs usually without being asked or wanted : be meddlesome : interfere had to put their oar in all the time Robert… …   Useful english dictionary

  • put one's oar in —  Interfere …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • put (or stick) one's oar in informal, — put (or stick) one s oar in informal, chiefly Brit. give an opinion without being asked. → oar …   English new terms dictionary

  • shove one's oar in — phrasal see put one s oar in …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick one's oar in — phrasal see put one s oar in …   Useful english dictionary

  • To put in one's oar — Oar Oar ([=o]r), n [AS. [=a]r; akin to Icel. [=a]r, Dan. aare, Sw. [*a]ra; perh. akin to E. row, v. Cf. {Rowlock}.] [1913 Webster] 1. An implement for impelling a boat, being a slender piece of timber, usually ash or spruce, with a grip or handle …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oar — ► NOUN ▪ a pole with a flat blade, used for rowing or steering a boat. ● put one s oar in Cf. ↑put one s oar in ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • oar — [ôr] n. [ME ore < OE ar, akin to ON < IE * oyer , rudder pole < base * ei , * oi , pole, rod > Gr oiēion, rudder] 1. a long pole with a broad blade at one end, held in place by an oarlock and used in pairs to row a boat: a single oar… …   English World dictionary

  • oar — /ɔ / (say aw) noun 1. an instrument for propelling a boat, sometimes used also for steering, consisting of a long shaft of wood with a blade at one end. 2. something resembling this or used for a similar purpose. 3. → oarsman. –verb (t) 4. to… …  

  • oar — n. 1 a pole with a blade used for rowing or steering a boat by leverage against the water. 2 a rower. Phrases and idioms: put one s oar in interfere, meddle. rest (US lay) on one s oars relax one s efforts. Derivatives: oared adj. (also in comb.) …   Useful english dictionary


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