To beat or hit with repeated blows, esp. with the fist
(Dated) To break forth; to commence suddenly; with into.
To strike with or as with a bludgeon
To indicate by beating or drumming.
Find another word for cudgelling. In this page you can discover 5 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cudgelling, like: pummelling, striking, bludgeoning, hitting and beating.