verb (used with object), pum·meled, pum·mel·ing or (especially British) pum·melled, pum·mel·ling.
Words nearby pummel
Origin of pummel
OTHER WORDS FROM pummelun·pum·meled, adjectiveun·pum·melled, adjective
Examples from the Web for pummeled
And that time, his face was pummeled to a pulp by the Governor.Andrew Lincoln Wants Rick to End With Johnny Cash and the Sunset|Melissa Leon|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Engaged by an angry mob upon arrival, Nixon and his wife were yelled at, spat on, and pummeled with rocks.Castro Visit Causes Catastrophic Muttering in Caracas|Daniel Lansberg-Rodríguez|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By that time, I had been pummeled with so much, for so long, that I recall just staring at the pages, stunned.
The storm also pummeled the East Village and Lower East Side, turning the neighborhoods into a veritable Waterworld.
Had the party nominated me, I would have pummeled Obama in the debates and won the election.
They dove for him, hauled him out of the bed, and pummeled him with sheer delight.The Golden Skull|John Blaine
Karl threw himself upon Peter and pummeled away at him, although that serious-minded lad was anything but a tyrant!Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
"And pummeled my stomach until it was sore for three days," echoed Slim, in sad reminiscence.The Brighton Boys in the Radio Service|James R. Driscoll
He could have pummeled the irreverent knot of gamins who mimicked it grotesquely.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
Sometimes they raved in duet, but during the first day Newt kicked and pummeled his superior forward as long as he could walk.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck