Definitions for peelpil
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to strip (something) of its skin, rind, bark, etc.
to strip away from something:
to peel paint from a car.
(v.i.)(of skin, bark, paint, etc.) to come off in pieces.
to lose the skin, rind, bark, paint, etc.
Informal. to undress.
peel off, (of an aircraft) to leave a flight formation with a banking turn. to veer away from a path or group.
Category: Verb Phrase, Aeronautics
(n.)the skin or rind of a fruit or vegetable.
Idioms for peel:
keep one's eyes peeled,to watch closely or carefully; be alert.
Category: Idiom, Informal
Origin of peel:
bef. 1100; ME pelen, OE pilian to strip, skin < L pilāre to remove hair, der. of pilus hair
a shovellike implement for moving bread, pies, etc., into or out of an oven.
Origin of peel:
1350–1400; ME pele < MF < L pāla spade
Sir Robert, 1788–1850, British statesman: founder of the London constabulary; prime minister 1834–35, 1841–46.
Peel, Robert Peel, Sir Robert Peel(noun)
British politician (1788-1850)
the rind of a fruit or vegetable
skin, peel, pare(verb)
strip the skin off
peel off, peel, flake off, flake(verb)
come off in flakes or thin small pieces
"The paint in my house is peeling off"
undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel(verb)
"please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to remove the skin of a fruit or vegetable
First peel and wash the potatoes.
to come off a surface in small pieces
The paint had begun to peel.
the skin of a fruit or vegetable
a small tower, fort, or castle; a keep
a spadelike implement, variously used, as for removing loaves of bread from a baker's oven; also, a T-shaped implement used by printers and bookbinders for hanging wet sheets of paper on lines or poles to dry. Also, the blade of an oar
to plunder; to pillage; to rob
to strip off the skin, bark, or rind of; to strip by drawing or tearing off the skin, bark, husks, etc.; to flay; to decorticate; as, to peel an orange
to strip or tear off; to remove by stripping, as the skin of an animal, the bark of a tree, etc
to lose the skin, bark, or rind; to come off, as the skin, bark, or rind does; -- often used with an adverb; as, the bark peels easily or readily
the skin or rind; as, the peel of an orange
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a fishing town and holiday resort on the W. coast of the Isle of Man, 12 m. NW. of Douglas; it is noted for its castle.
Translations for peel
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to take off the skin or outer covering of (a fruit or vegetable)
She peeled the potatoes.
- descascarPortuguese (BR)
- پوست کندنFarsi
- afhÿða, flysjaIcelandic
- sbucciare, pelareItalian
- 껍질을 벗기다Korean
- (nu)lupti, (nu)skustiLithuanian
- skrelle, pilleNorwegian
- پوست کندنPersian
- .پوستول، له پوسته كول، سپينولPashto
- a (de)cojiRomanian
- šúpať, bieliťSlovak
- (kabuğunu) soymakTurkish
- 剝皮Chinese (Trad.)
- очищати; лущитиUkrainian
- gọt vỏVietnamese
- 剥皮Chinese (Simp.)
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