Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “pull your weight”

pull your weight

to do your fair share of work that a group of people is doing together: If he doesn't start pulling his weight, he'll lose his job.
(Definition of pull your weight from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “pull your weight” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

well in (with)

to have a good relationship with someone in which they like you and from which you get an advantage

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More