(noun, verb)


1. the dressed hairy coat of a mammal

Similar word(s): fur

Definition categories: substance

2. body covering of a living animal

Similar word(s): hide, skin

Definition categories: animal


1. cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile

- They pelted each other with snowballs

Similar word(s): bombard

Definition categories: contact, throw

2. attack and bombard with or as if with missiles

- pelt the speaker with questions

Similar word(s): pepper

Definition categories: competition, assail, attack

3. rain heavily

Similar word(s): pour, stream

Definition categories: weather, rain

Sentences with pelt as a verb:

- They pelted the attacking army with bullets.

- The children pelted apples at us.

- It's pelting down out there!

- The boy pelted down the hill on his toboggan.