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English noun: pelt

1. pelt (substance) the dressed hairy coat of a mammal


Synonymsfur


Broader (hypernym)animal skin


Narrower (hyponym)astrakhan, bearskin, beaver, beaver fur, chinchilla, ermine, fox, lambskin, lapin, leopard, mink, muskrat, muskrat fur, otter, rabbit, raccoon, sable, seal, sealskin, squirrel

2. pelt (animal) body covering of a living animal


Synonymshide, skin


Broader (hypernym)body covering


English verb: pelt

1. pelt (contact) cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile


SamplesThey pelted each other with snowballs.


Synonymsbombard


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody with something


Broader (hypernym)throw


Narrower (hyponym)egg, lapidate, snowball

2. pelt (competition) attack and bombard with or as if with missiles


SamplesPelt the speaker with questions.


Synonymspepper


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody with something


Broader (hypernym)assail, attack


Entailthrow

3. pelt (weather) rain heavily


SamplesPut on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!.


ExamplesIt was pelting all day long


Synonymspour, rain buckets, rain cats and dogs, stream


Pattern of useIt is ----ing


Broader (hypernym)rain, rain down


Narrower (hyponym)sheet, sluice, sluice down









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