pelt down


pelt down

v. (D; intr.) to pelt down on (the rain pelted down on the roof)

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(D; intr.) to pelt down on (the rain pelt downed down on the roof)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • pelt down — verb To rain heavily. Syn: bucket down, chuck it down, lash down, pelt, piss down, pour, pour down, rain cats and dogs, stream …   Wiktionary

  • pelt down — (of rain, hail, or snow) fall very heavily. → pelt …   English new terms dictionary

  • pelt — Ⅰ. pelt [1] ► VERB 1) hurl missiles at. 2) (pelt down) (chiefly of rain) fall very heavily. 3) run very quickly. ● (at) full pelt Cf. ↑full pelt …   English terms dictionary

  • pelt — I UK [pelt] / US verb Word forms pelt : present tense I/you/we/they pelt he/she/it pelts present participle pelting past tense pelted past participle pelted 1) [transitive] to throw objects with force at someone or something pelt… …   English dictionary

  • pelt — pelt1 [ pelt ] verb 1. ) transitive to throw objects with force at someone or something: pelt someone/something with something: He was shaken but unhurt after being pelted with cans and bottles. 2. ) pelt or pelt down intransitive if rain or snow …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pelt — 1 verb 1 (T) to attack someone by throwing a lot of things at them: pelt sb with sth: The Senator was pelted with rotten eggs. 2 it is pelting down/it is pelting with rain used to mean that it is raining very heavily 3 (intransitive always +… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pelt — pelt1 verb 1》 hurl missiles at. 2》 (pelt down) (of rain, hail, or snow) fall very heavily. 3》 run very quickly. noun archaic an act of pelting. Phrases (at) full pelt as fast as possible. Origin C15: of unknown origin. pelt2 nou …   English new terms dictionary

  • pelt — [[t]pe̱lt[/t]] pelts, pelting, pelted 1) N COUNT: usu pl The pelt of an animal is its skin, which can be used to make clothing or rugs. ...a bed covered with beaver pelts. ...rapidly diminishing suppliers of furs and pelts. Syn: hide 2) VERB If… …   English dictionary

  • pelt — pelt1 [pelt] v [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Origin unknown] 1.) [T] to attack someone by throwing a lot of things at them pelt sb with sth ▪ The marchers were pelted with rocks and bottles. 2.) [I and T] to be raining very heavily →↑pour ▪ Rain… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pelt´er — pelt1 «pehlt», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to throw things at; assail: »The children were pelting each other with snowballs. Figurative. The attorney pelted the witness with angry questions. 2. to beat heavily or continuously upon: »Hail pelted the roof …   Useful english dictionary


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