What does maul mean?

Definitions for maulmɔl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word maul.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. maul, sledge, sledgehammer(verb)

    a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges

  2. maul(verb)

    split (wood) with a maul and wedges

  3. maul, mangle(verb)

    injure badly by beating


  1. maul(Noun)

    A heavy long-handled hammer, used for splitting logs by driving a wedge into it, or in combat.

  2. maul(Noun)

    A situation where the player carrying the ball, who must be on his feet, is held by one or more opponents, and one or more of the ball carrier's team mates bind onto the ball carrier.

  3. maul(Verb)

    To handle someone or something in a rough way.

  4. maul(Verb)

    To savage; to cause serious physical wounds (usually by an animal).

    The bear mauled him in a terrible way.

  5. maul(Verb)

    To criticise harshly.

  6. Origin: malle, from mail, from mail, from malleus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maul(noun)

    a heavy wooden hammer or beetle

  2. Maul(verb)

    to beat and bruise with a heavy stick or cudgel; to wound in a coarse manner

  3. Maul(verb)

    to injure greatly; to do much harm to

  4. Origin: [See Mall a hammer.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Maul

    mawl, v.t. to beat with a mall or a heavy stick: to injure greatly by beating.—n. a heavy wooden hammer: a struggle for the ball in football, when it has been carried across the goal-line, but has not yet been touched down. [Mall.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of maul in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of maul in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Star Wars:

    Heather Hrutkay posted. The grandmother can be seen swinging her Jedi weapon this way and that as she screams and dances with joy. Star Wars baddie Maul is going to get me for sure. Ahhh !

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