Examples of pummel in a Sentence
pummeled the mugger with her fists until help arrived
Recent Examples of pummel from the Web
He was set upon by other chimps who pummeled him and chased him into a ditch.
A too-small tunnel that the train is going to pummel through.
Peralta pummeled: Wandy Perlata gave up three runs on two hits and a walk in the sixth, his lone inning of work.
The Angels popped Young for four runs in the seventh as the 6-foot-10 right-hander spent another evening getting pummeled, soaking up innings as the Royals’ mop-up man turned occasional white flag.
Saudi Arabia is slashing its U.S. oil exports to a nearly three-decade low for this time of the year, intensifying its efforts to reduce a global supply glut that has been pummeling crude prices.
Glancing at a watch clears a room. Pummeling your girlfriend is something that shames her, instead of the world.
The pattern is one Disney also saw unfold with Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, which got pummeled by stateside critics while swashbuckling its way to a robust worldwide opening.
Pangolins are being pummeled by the trade in their scales, used in traditional Asian medicine, and in their meat.
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Origin and Etymology of pummel
alteration of pommel
First Known Use: 1548See Words from the same year
PUMMEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pummel for English Language Learners
: to repeatedly hit or punch (someone or something) very hard
PUMMEL Defined for Kids
Definition of pummel for Students
1 : to hit repeatedly
2 : to defeat badly
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