verb pum·mel \ˈpə-məl\

: to repeatedly hit or punch (someone or something) very hard

pum·meled also pum·melledpum·mel·ing also pum·mel·ling\ˈpə-mə-liŋ, ˈpəm-liŋ\

Full Definition of PUMMEL

:  pound, beat

Examples of PUMMEL

  1. <pummeled the mugger with her fists until help arrived>

Origin of PUMMEL

alteration of pommel
First Known Use: 1548

Rhymes with PUMMEL

PUMMELLED Defined for Kids


verb pum·mel \ˈpə-məl\
pum·meled also pum·melledpum·mel·ing also pum·mel·ling

Definition of PUMMEL for Kids

:  to hit repeatedly
:  to defeat badly


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