pummel

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Etymology[edit]

A synonymous alteration of to pommel

Verb[edit]

pummel (third-person singular simple present pummels, present participle Commonwealth pummelling, US pummeling, simple past and past participle Commonwealth pummelled, US pummeled)

  1. To hit or strike heavily and repeatedly.
    Rain pummeled the roof.
    The boxer pummeled his opponent.
    • 2012 June 3, Nathan Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Mr. Plow” (season 4, episode 9; originally aired 11/19/1992)”:
      The best of friends become the worst of enemies when Barney makes a hilarious attack ad where he viciously pummels a cardboard cut-out of Homer before special guest star Linda Ronstadt joins the fun to both continue the attack on the helpless Homer stand-in and croon a slanderously accurate, insanely catchy jingle about how “Mr. Plow is a loser/And I think he is a boozer.”

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Hyphenation: pum‧mel

Noun[edit]

pummel m (plural pummels, diminutive pummeltje n)

  1. bumpkin