verb (used with object)
Words nearby pellet
Origin of pellet
OTHER WORDS FROM pelletpel·let·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for pellet
Sleet is rain mixed with snow; there are pellet like snowflakes that fall between warming and cooling fronts.
Heber, who was struck by a pellet round to his head, was not seriously injured.
With the pellet gun pointed at him the manager opened the safe.
He found a manager who was buying a package of Goldfish crackers and pulled the pellet gun on him.
Then, as on the first occasion, he placed a pellet of paper on the table with their bread.Bonnie Prince Charlie|G. A. Henty
A second racking crash as a second pellet flashed its tiny green flame.Invasion|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Immediately after came the "pluff" of an air-gun being discharged, and a pellet thudded against a post on the tow-path.A Lively Bit of the Front|Percy F. Westerman
Haviland put in a pellet and fired at nothing in particular.Haviland's Chum|Bertram Mitford
"It's a nice walk, too," added Norah, putting sorrow to flight by deftly landing a pellet of bread on Harry's nose.A Little Bush Maid|Mary Grant Bruce
British Dictionary definitions for pellet
- an imitation bullet used in toy guns
- a piece of small shot