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Definition 1: body covering of a living animal - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for pelt in the sense of this definition

(pelt is a kind of ...) any covering for the body or a body part

Definition 2: the dressed hairy coat of a mammal - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for pelt in the sense of this definition

(pelt is a kind of ...) the outer covering of an animal

(... is a kind of pelt ) the pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal

"a coat of seal"

(... is a kind of pelt ) the expensive dark brown fur of the marten

(... is a kind of pelt ) the fur of the North American racoon

(... is a kind of pelt ) the fur of an otter

(... is a kind of pelt ) the brown fur of a muskrat

(... is a kind of pelt ) the expensive fur of a mink

(... is a kind of pelt ) the pelt of a leopard

(... is a kind of pelt ) the fur of a rabbit

(... is a kind of pelt ) the skin of a lamb with the wool still on

(... is a kind of pelt ) the grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox

(... is a kind of pelt ) the expensive white fur of the ermine

(... is a kind of pelt ) the expensive silvery grey fur of the chinchilla

(... is a kind of pelt ) the soft brown fur of the beaver

(... is a kind of pelt ) the pelt of a bear (sometimes used as a rug)

(... is a kind of pelt ) the fur of young lambs

(... is a kind of pelt ) the fur of a squirrel

Definition 3: attack and bombard with or as if with missiles - [verb of competition]

Samples where pelt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • pelt the speaker with questions

Synonyms for pelt in the sense of this definition

(pelt is a kind of ...) launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with

"Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II" "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"

(pelt implies ...) propel through the air

"throw a frisbee"

Definition 4: cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile - [verb of contact]

Samples where pelt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They pelted each other with snowballs

Synonyms for pelt in the sense of this definition

(pelt is a kind of ...) propel through the air

"throw a frisbee"

(... is a kind of pelt ) throw stones at

"Pilgrims lapidate a stone pillar in commemoration of Abraham's temptation"

(... is a kind of pelt ) throw snowballs at

(... is a kind of pelt ) throw eggs at

Definition 5: rain heavily - [verb of weather]

Samples where pelt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!

Synonyms for pelt in the sense of this definition

(pelt is a kind of ...) precipitate as rain

"If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"

(... is a kind of pelt ) come down as if in sheets

"The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon"

(... is a kind of pelt ) pour as if from a sluice

"An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef"

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