pelting definition

  • adjective:
    • Archaic Paltry; petty: "This land . . . /Is now leas'd out . . . /Like to a tenement or pelting farm” ( Shakespeare).
    • imply; paltry
    • Mean; paltry.
  • verb:
    • Present participle of pelt.
  • noun:
    • A beating or belaboring with missiles, as with stones, snow-balls, etc.
    • such a thing happening rapidly or perhaps in fast consecutive
  • others:
    • Assailing with or just like missiles; coming down hard: as, a pelting bath.
    • furious; passionate.
    • Mean; paltry; contemptible.

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