HyperDic: pelt

English > 5 senses of the word pelt:
NOUNsubstancepelt, furthe dressed hairy coat of a mammal
animalpelt, hide, skinbody covering of a living animal
VERBcontactpelt, bombardcast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
competitionpelt, pepperattack and bombard with or as if with missiles
weatherpelt, pour, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain bucketsrain heavily
pelt > pronunciation
Soundspeh'lt
Rhymesbelt ... welt: 13 rhymes with ehlt...
English > pelt: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe dressed hairy coat of a mammal.
Synonymfur
NarrowerastrakhanThe fur of young lambs
bearskinThe pelt of a bear (sometimes used as a rug)
beaver, beaver furThe soft brown fur of the beaver
chinchillaThe expensive silvery grey fur of the chinchilla
ermineThe expensive white fur of the ermine
foxThe grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox
lambskinThe skin of a lamb with the wool still on
lapin, rabbitThe fur of a rabbit
leopardThe pelt of a leopard
minkThe expensive fur of a mink
muskrat, muskrat furThe brown fur of a muskrat
otterThe fur of an otter
raccoonThe fur of the North American racoon
sableThe expensive dark brown fur of the marten
seal, sealskinThe pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal
squirrelThe fur of a squirrel
Broaderanimal skinThe outer covering of an animal
Spanishcuero, piel
Catalanpell
English > pelt: 5 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningbody covering of a living animal.
Synonymshide, skin
Broaderbody coveringAny covering for the body or a body part
Spanishpellejo, piel
Catalancuir, pell
English > pelt: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something
Example"They pelted each other with snowballs"
Synonymbombard
NarrowereggThrow eggs at
lapidateThrow stones at
snowballThrow snowballs at
BroaderthrowPropel through the air
Spanishbombardear
Catalanbombardejar
Nounspeltera thrower of missiles
peltinganything happening rapidly or in quick successive
English > pelt: 5 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningattack and bombard with or as if with missiles.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something
Example"pelt the speaker with questions"
Synonympepper
EntailsthrowPropel through the air
Broaderattack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on
Spanishacribillar
Nounspeltera thrower of missiles
English > pelt: 5 senses > verb 3, weather
Meaningrain heavily.
PatternIt is ----ing
ModelIt was pelting all day long
Synonymspour, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets
Narrowersheetcome down as if in sheets
sluice, sluice downpour as if from a sluice
Broaderrain, rain downprecipitate as rain
Spanishdiluviar, llover a cántaros
Catalandiluviar, ploure a bots i barrals
Nounspeltera heavy rain

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