- adj. having its paint peeling away (of walls, etc.); having the skin peeling away (of people or part of the body) peelÂ·ing || 'pÉªËlÉªÅ‹ n. stripping off of a peel or rind; peeled-off piece of fruit or vegetable (such as potato skin); act of a thing that peels, act of a person who peels; loss of epidermis, stripping off of the outermost layer of skin (Medicine); cosmetic method of removing dead skin cells from the body and face, exfoliation, cosmetic method of removal of the epidermis
English contemporary dictionary. 2014.