Associations to the word «Pelt»


PELT, noun. The skin of a beast with the hair on; a raw or undressed hide; a skin preserved with the hairy or woolly covering on it.
PELT, noun. The body of any quarry killed by a hawk.
PELT, noun. (humorous) Human skin.
PELT, verb. (transitive) To bombard, as with missiles.
PELT, verb. (transitive) To throw; to use as a missile.
PELT, verb. (intransitive) To rain or hail heavily.
PELT, verb. (intransitive) To throw out words.
PELT, verb. (transitive) To beat or hit, especially repeatedly.
PELT, verb. To move rapidly, especially in or on a conveyance.
PELT, noun. A blow or stroke from something thrown.
PELT DOWN, verb. (intransitive) To rain heavily.
PELT OF THE DOG, noun. (rare) (humorous) (idiomatic) An immoderate, excessive quantity of alcohol drunk the morning after whilst suffering withdrawal symptoms or a hangover, which goes beyond alleviating the complaint to causing drunkenness; compare hair of the dog.
PELT ROT, noun. A disease affecting the hair or wool of an animal.

Dictionary definition

PELT, noun. The dressed hairy coat of a mammal.
PELT, noun. Body covering of a living animal.
PELT, verb. Cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile; "They pelted each other with snowballs".
PELT, verb. Attack and bombard with or as if with missiles; "pelt the speaker with questions".
PELT, verb. Rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!".

Wise words

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Friedrich Nietzsche