- • informal Force one’s way into (something), typically in order to gain an advantage: muscling his way into meetings and important conferences he was determined to muscle in on the union’s affairsMore example sentences
interfere with, force one's way into, impose oneself on, encroach on• informal horn in on, barge in on
- The nuclear energy industry is also muscling in on this one.
- But other criminal elements are muscling in on the business, including 10-year-old boys who have astounded the authorities with their audacity.
- However, supermarkets have been muscling in on the market too, stocking a range of foodstuffs - importantly bringing the notion of Fairtrade to a wider audience.