peel

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Verb[change]

Plain form
peel

Third-person singular
peels

Past tense
peeled

Past participle
peeled

Present participle
peeling

  1. If you peel a fruit, you remove its skin.
    I am going to peel this banana.
  2. If you peel something thin and flat off, you remove it.
    After peeling off this old wallpaper, I can add new wallpaper.

Noun[change]

Singular
peel

Plural
peels

  1. (countable & uncountable) Peel is the peeled skin of a fruit.
    Banana peels are slippery.