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See definition of pelt on Dictionary.com
  • nounanimal fur
  • verbbeat; throw hard

synonyms for pelt

  • wool
  • coat
  • epidermis
  • fell
  • hair
  • hide
  • jacket
  • skin
  • slough
See also synonyms for: pelted / pelting
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Wisconsin is the country’s top producer of mink pelts, yielding 38 percent of the United States’ total.
MINK FARMERS ARE SKIPPING TO THE FRONT OF THE VACCINE LINE — FOR AN IMPORTANT REASONDAN SIMMONSFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Others are draped in wool scarves and nice blankets, presenting a far more conventional and even upper-class vibe than the viral images of young men costumed with animal horns and pelts.
INSIDE THE CAPITOL RIOT: WHAT THE PARLER VIDEOS REVEALBY ALEC MACGILLISJANUARY 17, 2021PROPUBLICA
Aaron Mostofsky, who was photographed wearing multiple fur pelts and a vest that said “police” on it, and carrying a police riot shield as well as a large stick, was hard to miss.
THE CAPITOL RIOTERS PUT THEMSELVES ALL OVER SOCIAL MEDIA. NOW THEY’RE GETTING ARRESTED.SARA MORRISONJANUARY 12, 2021VOX
The reverse — cats and dogs infecting us — does not appear to occur, though it does happen in mink, which are often farmed for their pelts and thus interact with humans.
THE COMING PETDEMICTRACY MORANDECEMBER 22, 2020OZY
Lately, they’ve delivered plenty of pelts from publicly traded Goliaths, powered by meticulously reported jeremiads whose details rocket across social media and the business press.
LITTLE BIG SHORTS: HOW TINY ‘ACTIVIST’ FIRMS BECAME SHERIFFS IN THE STOCK MARKET’S WILD WESTBERNHARD WARNERDECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
I was to Spoutin' Springs, twenty mile west, with a bale o' blue fox an' otter pelt.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Wishing to have a bell to hang in the tower of this chapel, each convert brought a pelt, and the bell was ordered from France.
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
He had gone to Double Up Cove for the silver fox pelt, and he had it.
LEFT ON THE LABRADORDILLON WALLACE
And sometimes they would even pelt the old horse Ebenezer, who stood in the stall next to Twinkleheels.
THE TALE OF PONY TWINKLEHEELSARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Why should a hairy pelt and a relatively low intelligence make a chimp non-human?
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
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WORDS RELATED TO PELT

  • batter
  • beat
  • berate
  • blister
  • clobber
  • club
  • drub
  • lambaste
  • lash
  • maul
  • pelt
  • revile
  • scold
  • trounce
  • wallop
  • whip
  • whomp
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.