Definition of labour the point in English:
Explain or discuss something at excessive length.
- The council labours the point that the benchmark return for a company is the ‘risk-free’ return shareholders could earn on their investment.
- In my own writings, I have always laboured the point that beer can be used in many different ways: as a marinade, in braising, sauces, batters, doughs, and so forth.
- If I am labouring the point it is for a reason.
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