verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of pelt1
OTHER WORDS FROM peltun·pelt·ed, adjective
Definition for pelt (2 of 2)
Origin of pelt2
synonym study for pelt
OTHER WORDS FROM peltpeltish, adjectivepeltless, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for pelt
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
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.
The boys of the conquered side have then to run between the two lines, and are pelted by the victors.The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland (Vol I of II)|Alice Bertha Gomme
The utter chaos was aggravated by the rain which pelted down with torrential fury.Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons|Henry Charles Mahoney
The Jewels pelted at her by Bob are much admired by the Gallery.Ade's Fables|George Ade
It is, in verity, as if my senseless clay were pelted, as we heard of Evan at his first Lymport boys' school.Evan Harrington, Complete|George Meredith
She took Matthew Henry's small, unresisting hand, and the four pelted down the slope.Major Vigoureux|A. T. Quiller-Couch