French translation of 'pelt'
(= throw at)
to pelt sb with sth bombarder qn de qch
to be pelted with sth se faire bombarder de qch
it’s pelting with rain (= raining heavily) il tombe des cordes
Phrasal verbspelt down
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Example Sentences Including 'pelt'
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Another pelted in the head had to be put down by the RSPCA.The Sun (2016)
Did he have an unbroken pelt of hair from his forehead to his feet?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
His idealism runs full pelt into entrenched interests and ends with mysterious forces ousting him.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
That big noise, and the voices applauding it, go at full pelt for two hours here.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The couples are played at full pelt by the finest actors in town.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Through the steam, we could see the plant while the rain pelted down and the wind raged.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Whether things work so well at full pelt is another matter.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
You thought he was running at full pelt and then he would just stop and go in a different direction.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
As the birds hit the plane, it felt as if we were being pelted by heavy rain or hail.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is sobering to swim at full pelt and apparently not go anywhere.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We're coming out of the traps at full pelt.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
A witness said: 'All the cars were going full pelt.The Sun (2012)
At about 1am neighbours called police after fighting spilled into the street and their homes were pelted with bottles and crockery.The Sun (2011)
COPS were pelted with glass bottles from a car they were chasing, police said yesterday.The Sun (2016)
Cops were pelted with bottles trying to disperse 4,000 people at the fight in warm weather in July.The Sun (2016)
He is pelted with bottles.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He said production suffered partly because the whole industry was running at full pelt.The Sun (2007)
It felt like the airplane being pelted by heavy rain or hail.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
One worried onlooker said: 'He was going full pelt.The Sun (2014)
Some of the 1,000 demonstrators pelted police with apples, eggs and bottles.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They are running at full pelt.The Sun (2008)
We don't need to wear any kind of fur or pelt or skins any more.The Sun (2011)
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'pelt' in Other Languages
British English: pelt NOUN
The pelt of an animal is its skin, which can be used to make clothing or rugs.
...a bed covered with animal pelts.
British English: pelt VERB
If you pelt someone with things, you throw things at them.
Some of the younger men began to pelt one another with snowballs.
Translation of pelt from the Collins English to French Dictionary