See also: pile-on
- (transitive, idiomatic) to jump on top of someone or something quickly.
2011, Michael Harston, The Show: The Michael Thomas Story, Xlibris, ISBN 978-1456862220, page 21:
- The quarterback turns and hands the ball to his fullback just as Sumo hits him in the backfield causing a fumble. Ball loose, ball loose screamed Jones. There is a mad scramble for the loose ball as bodies pile on top of each other.
- An argument or fight in which one side is greatly advantaged by being more numerous or more closely allied than the other side.