Pummel meaning

pŭməl
To beat or batter, as with the fists.

The angry crowd pummeled the thief.

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To cause to undergo harm or loss.

News that pummeled the stock market.

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To attack or harry verbally.

Was pummeled with criticism.

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To beat or hit with repeated blows, esp. with the fist.
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Pummel is defined as to hit over and over again.

An example of pummel is a boxer using a punching bag in training.

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Rain pummeled the roof.

The boxer pummeled his opponent.

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Origin of pummel

  • Alteration of pommel

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • A synonymous alteration of to pommel

    From Wiktionary