verb (used with object), pummeled, pummeling or (especially British) pummelled, pummelling.
to beat or thrash with or as if with the fists.
Also, pommel.

1540–50; alteration of pommel

unpummeled, adjective
unpummelled, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To pummelling
World English Dictionary
pummel (ˈpʌməl)
vb , (US) -mels, -melling, -melled, -mels, -meling, -meled
(tr) Also (less commonly): pommel to strike repeatedly with or as if with the fists
[C16: see pommel]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Word Origin & History

1540s, alteration of pommel in the verbal sense of "to beat repeatedly."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature