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PUMMEL (pummelled, pummelling)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pummel mean? 

PUMMEL (verb)
  The verb PUMMEL has 1 sense:

1. strike, usually with the fist

  Familiarity information: PUMMEL used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PUMMEL (verb)


Sense 1pummel [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Strike, usually with the fist

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

biff; pommel; pummel

Context example:

The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators

Hypernyms (to "pummel" is one way to...):

hit (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody

Sentence example:

The fighter managed to pummel his opponent


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