How Do You Spell PELT?

Pronunciation: [pˈɛlt] (IPA)

The word "pelt" is spelled with four letters and pronounced as /pɛlt/. The IPA phonetic transcription of this word gives a clear indication of how to correctly pronounce it. The letters "p" and "t" are both voiced and the "e" is pronounced with a short vowel sound. Additionally, the "l" is pronounced with a light touch to create a clear and crisp sound. This word is commonly used to refer to the skin or fur of an animal, and the spelling is straightforward and easy to remember.

PELT Meaning and Definition

  1. Pelt has several meanings depending on the context in which it is used. Primarily, as a noun, pelt refers to the skin and fur of an animal, specifically in relation to the harvested hide. It can also refer to the act of removing an animal's skin for this purpose. Historically, pelts were highly valued for their use in making garments, blankets, and other items. As a verb, pelt means to repeatedly throw or strike someone or something with force, often suggesting the rapid and aggressive manner in which it is done. This can also extend to an onslaught of objects or projectiles being hurled against a target. Additionally, pelt can describe the action of moving quickly and with great speed, as if running or rushing. It implies a sense of urgency or haste in the movement. Lastly, pelt can be used as a slang term colloquially to mean to move swiftly. It is often employed in informal language to express the idea of rushing or hurrying from one place to another. Overall, pelt can refer to animal skin, a forceful action of throwing or hitting, quick movement, or slang for swift travel.

  2. • A blow or stroke from something thrown.
    • A raw hide; the skin of a beast with the hair attached; the quarry of a hawk all torn; a metal toe-piece for a boot or shoe.
    • To use like a pellet; to assail or attack with something thrown or driven; to throw at.
    • A kind of buckler.

    Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Etymology of PELT

The word pelt comes from Middle English pelte, which in turn originates from Old French pel(p)er and pele meaning hide, skin or a fur coat. These Old French terms can be traced back to the Latin word pellis, which has the same meaning of skin or hide.

Idioms with the word PELT

  • (at) full speed/tilt/pelt The idiom "(at) full speed/tilt/pelt" means to move, act, or proceed at the highest possible speed or with extreme energy and intensity. It conveys the idea of performing a task or activity with great haste, enthusiasm, or forcefulness.
  • (at) full pelt/steam/tilt The idiom "(at) full pelt/steam/tilt" means to do something with maximum speed, energy, or intensity. It refers to performing a task or action at the highest possible level of effort or efficiency.
  • pelt (down) The idiom "pelt (down)" refers to the act of raining heavily or pouring down with great intensity. It is often used to describe a sudden and heavy rainfall.
  • pelt sm or sth with sth The idiom "pelt someone or something with something" means to throw or hit someone or something repeatedly with objects such as stones, food, projectiles, or other items. It denotes an act of aggressively and continuously attacking with a barrage of items or projectiles.
  • pelt down (on sm or sth) The idiom "pelt down (on someone or something)" typically refers to heavy or torrential rain falling heavily and quickly. It is often used to describe a sudden and intense rainfall that seems to be pouring down forcefully.
  • full pelt The idiom "full pelt" means to move, run, or act with maximum speed, energy, or force. It describes doing something with full effort, intensity, or speed.
  • (at) full pelt The idiom "(at) full pelt" refers to doing something with maximum speed, energy, or intensity. It can be used to describe something or someone moving or functioning at their highest capacity or exerting a great amount of effort.
  • full pelt/speed/tilt The idiom "full pelt/speed/tilt" means to move or operate at the highest or maximum level of speed, energy, or intensity.

Similar spelling words for PELT

Plural form of PELT is PELTS

Conjugate verb Pelt


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