pelting

adjective
pelt·​ing | \ ˈpel-tiŋ How to pronounce pelting (audio) \

Definition of pelting

archaic

First Known Use of pelting

1540, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pelting

probably from English dialect pelt piece of trash

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“Pelting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pelting. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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