Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun pommel

3 senses of pommel

Sense 1
pommel -- (a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse)
       => handle, grip, handgrip, hold -- (the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip")

Sense 2
pommel, saddlebow -- (handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle)
       => handle, grip, handgrip, hold -- (the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip")

Sense 3
knob, pommel -- (an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger)
       => decoration, ornament, ornamentation -- (something used to beautify)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb pommel

1 sense of pommel

Sense 1
pummel, pommel, biff -- (strike, usually with the fist; "The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators")
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

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