HyperDic: peel

English > 5 senses of the word Peel / peel:
VERBcontactpeel, skin, parestrip the skin off
contactpeel, peel off, flake off, flakecome off in flakes or thin small pieces
bodypeel, undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobeget undressed
NOUNperson Peel, Robert Peel, Sir Robert PeelBritish politician (1788-1850)
foodpeel, skinthe rind of a fruit or vegetable
Peel / peel > pronunciation
Soundspiy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > Peel: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningBritish politician (1788-1850).
SynonymsRobert Peel, Sir Robert Peel
Instance ofpolitician, politico, pol, political leaderA person active in party politics
SpanishRobert Peel
CatalanRobert Peel, Sir Robert Peel
English > peel: 5 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningThe rind of a fruit or vegetable.
Synonymskin
Part ofedible fruitedible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Narrowerbanana peel, banana skinThe skin of a banana (especially when it is stripped off and discarded)
jacketThe outer skin of a potato
lemon peel, lemon rindThe rind of a lemon
orange peel, orange rindThe rind of an orange
BroaderrindThe natural outer covering of food (usually removed before eating)
Spanishcorteza, piel
Catalanpell, pellofa
Verbspeelstrip the skin off
English > peel: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningstrip the skin off.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe chefs peel the vegetables
Synonymsskin, pare
Narrowerflaystrip the skin off
peel offpeel off the outer layer of something
BroaderstripRemove the surface from
Spanishmondar, pelar
Catalanpelar
Nounspeelthe rind of a fruit or vegetable
peelera device for peeling vegetables or fruits
peelera worker who peels the skins from fruits and vegetables
English > peel: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningcome off in flakes or thin small pieces.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The paint in my house is peeling off"
Synonymspeel off, flake off, flake
Broaderchip, chip off, come off, break away, break offbreak off (a piece from a whole)
Spanishdesconcharse
Nounspeelingloss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales
English > peel: 5 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningGet undressed.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsundress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe
Narrowertake offRemove clothes
Broadertake offtake away or remove
Oppositedress, get dressedPut on clothes
dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparelProvide with clothes or put clothes on
Similar tostrip, undress, divest, disinvestRemove (someone's or one's own) clothes
Spanishdesnudar, despojar, desvestir
Catalandespullar-se, despullar, desvestir-se, desvestir
Nounspeelera performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music

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