Definition of "peeled" []

  • To remove (the skin, rind, outer covering, etc) of (a fruit, egg, etc) (verb)
  • (of paint, etc) to be removed from a surface, esp through weathering (verb)
  • (of a surface) to lose its outer covering of paint, etc esp through weathering (verb)
  • (of a person or part of the body) to shed skin in flakes or (of skin) to be shed in flakes, esp as a result of sunburn (verb)
  • To put (another player's ball) through a hoop or hoops (verb)
  • The skin or rind of a fruit, etc (noun)
  • With the outermost layer removed. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Simple past tense and past participle of peel. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "peeled" in a sentence
  • "A vehicle search was conducted after Officer David Curley said he saw a prescription bottle with the label peeled off, containing three pills, inside the truck."
  • "I imagined all of the typical scenarios; several sets of young hands passing around a homemade pipe or a gold bottle of prescription pills, the label peeled off and discarded."
  • "Where the skin peeled back, black carbon fibre mesh showed through from beneath flesh veneer."