Definition of 'pelt'
- the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
- body covering of a living animal
Synonyms: hide skin
- cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile; "They pelted each other with snowballs"
- attack and bombard with or as if with missiles; "pelt the speaker with questions"
- rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!"
Synonyms: pour stream rain cats and dogs rain buckets