pummeler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pummel +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

pummeler (plural pummelers)

  1. One who pummels (someone or something)
    • 1837, The Casket, volume 12, Atkinson & Alexander, page 349: 
      You may be brave — brave as Hercules, ay, and as strong as that pummeler of bulls and curer of pork;
    • 2009 January 25, Sarah Lyall, “Is That You, Sherlock?”:
      But he will do those things while being a man of action, a chaser, shooter and pummeler of criminals — “like James Bond in 1891,” Joel Silver , one of the film’s producers, said last fall.