Definition of pile-drive in English:

pile-drive

verb

rare
  • with object To have the action or effect of a piledriver on; to drive piles into (the ground).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936), writer and poet. From pile + drive, after piledriver, pile-driven, pile-driving, pile-driving.

Pronunciation

pile-drive

/ˈpʌɪldrʌɪv/