Synonyms for Peeling:

n.

paring (noun)
strip, skin, sliver.
peeling (noun)
shedding, damaged, desquamation.

v.

divesting (verb)
stripping, Exposing, undressing, Divesting, Disrobing, shedding, unclothing, baring, denuding.

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Other relevant words:
desquamation, sliver, damaged, strip, skin.

Usage examples for peeling

  1. But her brother was still peeling his pear, and no one else moved. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. They saw the large kitchen at last, with three young girls, in blue dresses made exactly alike, scraping carrots, and four old women peeling potatoes, and then went out to the back lawn where half a dozen old people dozed in the glare of the hot sun. – Rainbow Hill by Josephine Lawrence