- 1 heap something (up) to put things in an messy pile Rocks were heaped up on the side of the road. She looked at the vegetables heaped on the table.
- 2to put a lot of something in a pile on something heap A on B She heaped food on my plate. heap B with A She heaped my plate with food.
- 3to give a lot of something such as praise or criticism to someone heap A on B He heaped praise on his team. heap B with A He heaped his team with praise. Idioms
NAmE//hip//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they heap
he / she / it heaps
past simple heaped
-ing form heaping
to speak about someone or something in a way that shows that you do not respect them or have a good opinion of them
pour/heap scorn on somebody/somethingjump to other results