Putting in work (slang)
Type: verb, slang
Also spelled or known as: Puttin’ in work
Related: Work, Put in work, Putting work in
What does Putting in work mean?
1. To be giving something your all and doing your best.
Putting in work Synonyms: Hustling, Grinding
2. To be engaging in gang-related activities or something dangerous or illegal.
Example sentence: “I’ve been working hard, been putting in work.”
Putting in work in songs:
“We hit a five dollar stick, now we putting in work Unaccountable amounts of dirt, death becomes all niggas” – Kurupt, Serial Killa.
“Whether it’s money or some weed or putting in work Fuck it, then I’m riding” – ScHoolboy Q, Blessed.
“She know I be getting to the paper, I be putting in work Up the road, playing with the papers, yeah I got that work” – Kodak Black, Slayed.
“Since before rappers started wearing these skirts (Skirt!) And your girl say my dick like a nine-to-five So every day, I be putting in work, let’s go” – Ludacris, Errrbody (Remix).