Origin of pelt1
OTHER WORDS FROM peltun·pelt·ed, adjective
Other definitions for pelt (2 of 2)
Origin of pelt2
synonym study for pelt
OTHER WORDS FROM peltpeltish, adjectivepeltless, adjective
How to use pelt in a sentence
Still, some farmers fear that further coronavirus outbreaks could take down an industry that has struggled for over a decade with declining prices for pelts.Mink farmers are skipping to the front of the vaccine line — for an important reason|Dan Simmons|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
It’s also likely that the living animals glow like their pelts, she says, as that’s been the case for all other known fluorescent mammals.A blue-green glow adds to platypuses’ long list of bizarre features|Christie Wilcox|November 6, 2020|Science News
He sat for hours in an open booth, pelted by the elements, but he found the experience exhilarating.Charlie Brotman, Announcer of Presidential Inaugurals Since Truman’s|Sandra McElwaine|January 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After being dragged from his truck, Denny was pelted with bricks and beaten within an inch of his life by a crowd of black men.
The storms brought winds gusting up to 90 miles per hour and pelted areas near the launch pad with hailstones.
At which point he was pelted on live television by an unidentified flying object—a direct hit to his left cheek.
His gunners pelted the unwieldy budgerows with round shot until they began to sink.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
It appeared on the trial that the soldiers were abused, insulted, threatened, and pelted before they fired.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2|Egerton Ryerson
Mobs collected; soldiers filled the streets and were pelted.The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)|Leslie Stephen
A torrent of the shafts fell all about us, and many pelted against our shields.Pharaoh's Broker|Ellsworth Douglass
When he tried to preach he was pelted with stones and mud and mocked on every side.A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines|Clayton Edwards