Avast there! Mr. Bucklesbee, just one more a'spittin' over the rail and I'll lower the boom on you with my cat o' nine tails!
Additional definitions for 'lower the boom':
|lower the boom||To suddenly overpower, with "on".|
|lower the boom||To use one's superior physical strength; clobber.|
Find a translation for the lower the boom phrase in other languages:
Select another language:
Some more phrases from our dictionary similiar to lower the boom
Discuss this lower the boom phrase with the community:
Use the citation below to add this lower the boom definition to your bibliography:
"lower the boom." Phrases.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 23 Sep. 2018. <https://www.phrases.net/phrase/lower-the-boom_16374>.