Meaning of “pummel” in the English Dictionary

"pummel" in British English

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pummelverb [ T ]

uk /ˈpʌm.əl/ us /ˈpʌm.əl/ -ll- or US usually -l-
pummelling
noun [ C ] mainly UK US usually pummeling uk /ˈpʌm.əl.ɪŋ/ us /ˈpʌm.əl.ɪŋ/

(Definition of “pummel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pummel" in American English

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pummelverb [ T ]

us /ˈpʌm·əl/ -l-, -ll-

to hit someone or something repeatedly, esp. with your fists:

She hates watching boxers pummel and be pummeled in the ring.
fig. The region was pummeled by its second storm in less than a week.

(Definition of “pummel” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)