verb (used with object), pum·meled, pum·mel·ing or (especially British) pum·melled, pum·mel·ling.
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Origin of pummel
OTHER WORDS FROM pummelun·pum·meled, adjectiveun·pum·melled, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for pummel
Facebook released the data on Thursday as lawmakers from both parties pummel it over its handling of the election.Facebook reveals that massive amounts of misinformation flooded its service during the election|Danielle Abril|November 19, 2020|Fortune
Global investors pummeled shares of China’s tech giants for a second day Wednesday following signs of a crackdown by Beijing regulators.Beijing’s new antitrust rules have cost Chinese tech giants $260 billion in two days|Grady McGregor|November 11, 2020|Fortune
Its shares surged in early trading Tuesday but erased that gain and fell more than 3% as stay-at-home stocks were pummeled for a second day amid news of progress toward a vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech.Peloton teams with Beyoncé to produce new workout series|Rachel King|November 10, 2020|Fortune
A week before Espinosa and Boning met up in Two Bridges, tropical storm Isaias had pummeled the city with wind speeds comparable to those seen in Hurricane Sandy, causing massive power outages.The volunteers blanketing cities with wireless internet|Katie McLean|October 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Wayward cosmic rays and microscopic meteorites may have pummeled newly exposed sections, destroying complex molecules and contributing to their thick and thin distribution.Local asteroid Bennu used to be filled with tiny rivers|Charlie Wood|October 8, 2020|Popular Science
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