pummel

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verb pum·mel \ˈpə-məl\

Definition of pummel

pummeled

also

pummelled

;

pummeling

also

pummelling

play \ˈpə-mə-liŋ, ˈpəm-liŋ\
  1. :  pound, beat

Examples of pummel in a Sentence

  1. pummeled the mugger with her fists until help arrived

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Origin and Etymology of pummel

alteration of pommel


First Known Use: 1548


PUMMEL Defined for English Language Learners

pummel

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verb

Definition of pummel for English Language Learners

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


PUMMEL Defined for Kids

pummel

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verb pum·mel \ˈpə-məl\

Definition of pummel for Students

pummeled

also

pummelled

;

pummeling

also

pummelling

  1. 1 :  to hit repeatedly

  2. 2 :  to defeat badly



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