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Meaning of BUFFETING

Pronunciation:  buf'eying

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  repeated heavy blows
 

BUFFETING is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: pounding
 
 See Also: blow, bump

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Buf"fet*ing\, n.
1. A striking with the hand.

2. A succession of blows; continued violence, as of winds or
   waves; afflictions; adversity.

         He seems to have been a plant of slow growth, but .
         . . fitted to endure the buffeting on the rudest
         storm.                                --Wirt.

 

 

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