- the waves buffeted the shore
- schools being buffeted by budget cuts
Examples of buffet in a Sentence
The strong winds buffeted the ship.
fierce winds buffeted the small sailboat
bash, bat, batter, beat, belabor, belt, birch, bludgeon, bung up, club, drub, flog, hammer, hide, lace, lash, lick, maul, mess (up), paddle, pelt, pommel, pound, pummel, punch out, rough (up), slate, slog, switch, tan, thrash, thresh, thump, wallop, whale, whip, whop (or whap), whup, work over;
assail, assault, attack, beset, box, bust, chop, clobber, clout, crack, cudgel, cuff, descend (on or upon), hit, jump (on), knock, lam, lay on, paste, pounce (on or upon), punch, raid, rush, slam, slap, smack, smash, sock, spank, storm, swat, swipe, thwack, whack, wham, whomp;
beat up on;
- went back to the buffet for a second helping
- a restaurant that offers a breakfast buffet
- Once you're up there among the clouds, you'll have a buffet of skiing options.
- —Brad Wetzler
BUFFET Defined for English Language Learners
: to hit (something) with great force many times
BUFFET Defined for Kids
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