Definition of Pummel

1. Verb. Strike, usually with the fist. "The fighter managed to pummel his opponent"; "The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators"

Exact synonyms: Biff, Pommel
Generic synonyms: Hit
Derivative terms: Biff



Definition of Pummel

1. n. & v. t. Same as Pommel.

Definition of Pummel

1. Verb. To hit or strike heavily and repeatedly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pummel

1. to pommel [v -MELED, -MELING, -MELS or -MELLED, -MELLING, -MELS] - See also: pommel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pummel

pumice stone
pumice stones
pumiced
pumicelike
pumiceous
pumicer
pumicers
pumices
pumiciform
pumicing
pumicite
pumicites
pumie
pumies
pummace
pummel (current term)
pummeled
pummeler
pummelers
pummeling
pummelings
pummelled
pummeller
pummellers
pummelling
pummellings
pummelo
pummelos
pummels

Literary usage of Pummel

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1. The Horse: With a Treatise on Draught by William Youatt (1843)
"... parts of South America the trace is fixed to the pummel of the saddle, which in its turn is well secured to the horse by saddle-girths, breast-straps, ..."

2. Hints on Horsemanship, to a Nephew and Niece; Or, Common Sense and Common by George Greenwood (1861)
"A side-saddle should have no right-hand pummel.—The leaping horn. ... The saddle Leaping should have what is called a third pummel, or leaping- horn. horn. ..."

3. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1902)
"SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN: La Crosse—pummel; LaCrosse, sandstone rock, tamarack marsh—pummel; Galesville — pummel; Bloomingdale—Miss pummel and Miss King; ..."

4. The Californian Illustrated Magazine by Charles Frederick Holder, Edward James Livernash (1893)
"... if you wish, I will whisk you up the Sierra Madres on the Mt. Lowe railroad and pummel you with California snowballs, 6000 feet above the Pacific. ..."

5. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1834)
"Not grasp the pummel of the saddle ! îî hv, how the deuce, Lalouette 1 is a man to stick on the brute's back ? " With your knef:s, to be sure, Mr. Craven ! ..."

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