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adj. Archaic
Paltry; petty: "This land ... / Is now leas'd out ... / Like to a tenement or pelting farm" (Shakespeare).

[Perhaps from dialectal pelt, trash.]


archaic paltry or meaningless
ˈpeltingly adv
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Noun1.pelting - anything happening rapidly or in quick successivepelting - anything happening rapidly or in quick successive; "a rain of bullets"; "a pelting of insults"
chronological sequence, chronological succession, succession, successiveness, sequence - a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients"