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lay the smack down

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EtymologyEdit

A catchphrase of wrestler "The Rock" (Dwayne Johnson); see also smackdown.

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

lay the smack down (third-person singular simple present lays the smack down, present participle laying the smack down, simple past and past participle laid the smack down)

  1. (slang) To start a fight (sometimes with on).

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