Puttin’ in work (slang)
Type: noun, slang
Also spelled or known as: Putting in work
Related: Work, Put in work, Putting work in
What does Puttin’ in work mean?
1. To be giving something your all and doing your best.
Puttin’ in work Synonyms: Hustlin’, Grindin’
2. To be engaging in gang-related activities or something dangerous or illegal.
Example sentence: “I’ve been working hard, been puttin’ in work.”
Puttin’ in work in songs:
“I’m puttin’ in work, I done forgot that I was tired” – Kodak Black, Can I.
“I keep a ho hot when I’m puttin’ in work” – Kaine, Wait (The Whisper Song).
“Puttin’ in work like Ferg New York to L.A., Hawaii and Japan” – Logic, 100 Miles and Running.
“I flip to see a Doug E. Fresh show, with Ricky D And Red Alert was puttin’ in work, with Chuck Chill” – 2Pac, Old School.