buffeted
buffeted uffeted adj. struck repeatedly; -- used especially of impact from winds, and sometimes metaphorically; as, buffeted by criticism. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

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  • Buffeted — Buffet Buf fet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Buffeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Buffeting}.] [OE. buffeten, OF. buffeter. See the preceding noun.] 1. To strike with the hand or fist; to box; to beat; to cuff; to slap. [1913 Webster] They spit in his face and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • buffeted — battered attered adj. 1. In deplorable condition; as, the battered old Ford station wagon. Syn: beat up, beaten up, bedraggled, broken down, dilapidated, ramshackle, tumble down, unsound. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Hit or pounded repeatedly and violently… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • buffeted — adjective especially by strong wind …   Wiktionary

  • buffeted — buf·fet || bÊŒfɪt n. sideboard for displaying and storing china and other objects; meal where the guests serve themselves; counter for food and refreshments; blow; concussion v. hit, strike; struggle, fight against …   English contemporary dictionary

  • buffeted — adjective pounded or hit repeatedly by storms or adversities • Syn: ↑storm tossed, ↑tempest tossed, ↑tempest tost, ↑tempest swept • Similar to: ↑troubled …   Useful english dictionary

  • buffet — buffets, buffeting, buffeted (Pronounced [[t]bʌ̱feɪ, AM bʊfe͟ɪ[/t]] for meanings 1 to 3, and [[t]bʌ̱fɪt[/t]] for meanings 4 and 5.) 1) N COUNT: oft N n A buffet is a meal of cold food that is displayed on a long table at a party or public… …   English dictionary

  • Buffet — Buf fet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Buffeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Buffeting}.] [OE. buffeten, OF. buffeter. See the preceding noun.] 1. To strike with the hand or fist; to box; to beat; to cuff; to slap. [1913 Webster] They spit in his face and buffeted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buffeting — Buffet Buf fet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Buffeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Buffeting}.] [OE. buffeten, OF. buffeter. See the preceding noun.] 1. To strike with the hand or fist; to box; to beat; to cuff; to slap. [1913 Webster] They spit in his face and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • buffet — buf|fet1 [ˈbufeı US bəˈfeı] n [Date: 1700 1800; : Frenc] 1.) a meal at a party or other occasion, in which people serve themselves at a table and then move away to eat ▪ a cold buffet buffet breakfast/lunch/supper ▪ The price includes morning… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • buffet — I UK [ˈbʊfeɪ] / US [bʌˈfeɪ] noun [countable] Word forms buffet : singular buffet plural buffets 1) a meal at which all the food is put on a table and people go and choose what they want The price includes a buffet, all drinks, and live… …   English dictionary

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