Definition of battering:
- attacking (part of speech: verb)
- "The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush", Francis Lynde.
- "Dwellers in the Hills", Melville Davisson Post.
The rescue was really a fine thing, but the important thing was that some of the rescued men had been exposed to the battering of the sea so long that they needed medical attention, and so we drove for home- and cracked our foremast- head doing it.- "The Seiners", James B. (James Brendan) Connolly.