HyperDic: punch

English > 6 senses of the word punch:
NOUNactpunch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug(boxing) a blow with the fist
foodpunchan iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings
artifactpunch, punchera tool for making holes or indentations
VERBcontactpunch, plugdeliver a quick blow to
contactpunchdrive forcibly as if by a punch
contactpunch, perforatemake a hole into or between, as for ease of separation
punch > pronunciation
Soundspah'nch
Rhymesbrunch ... scrunch: 10 rhymes with ahnch...
English > punch: 6 senses > noun 1, act
Meaning(boxing) a blow with the fist.
Synonymsclout, poke, lick, biff, slug
Categoryboxing, pugilism, fisticuffsfighting with the fists
Narrowercounterpunch, parry, counterA return punch (especially by a boxer)
haymaker, knockout punch, KO punch, Sunday punchA hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxing
hookA short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent
jabA quick short straight punch
rabbit punchA short chopping blow to the back of the neck
sucker punchAn unexpected punch
BroaderblowA powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
Spanishbofetada, gancho, paliza, pinchazo, punch, puñetazo, puñete, tortazo
Catalanclatellot, mastegot, punyada
Verbspunchdeliver a quick blow to
English > punch: 6 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningAn iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings; normally served in a punch bowl.
NarrowerMay wineA punch made of Moselle and sugar and sparkling water or champagne flavored with sweet woodruff
cupA punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl
eggnogA punch made of sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor
fish house punchA punch made of rum and brandy and water or tea sweetened with sugar syrup
fruit punchA punch made of fruit juices mixed with water or soda water (with or without alcohol)
gloggScandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices / spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar
milk punchA punch made of spirits and milk and sugar and spices / spices
wassailA punch made of sweetened ale or wine heated with spices / spices and roasted apples
Broadermixed drinkmade of two or more ingredients
Spanishponche
Catalanponx
English > punch: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA tool for making holes or indentations.
Synonympuncher
Narrowercenter punchA tool with a conical point that is used to make indentations in metal (especially to mark points for drilling)
punch plierspunch consisting of pliers for perforating paper or leather
BroadertoolAn implement used in the practice of a vocation
Spanishperforadora, punzón
Verbspunchmake a hole into or between, as for ease of separation
English > punch: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningdeliver a quick blow to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThe fighter managed to punch his opponent
Example"he punched me in the stomach"
Synonymplug
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Spanishdar un puñetazo
Nounspunch(boxing) a blow with the fist
punchersomeone who delivers punches
English > punch: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningDrive forcibly as if by a punch.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"the nail punched through the wall"
BroaderthrustPush forcefully
English > punch: 6 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningmake a hole into or between, as for ease of separation.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymperforate
Broaderpiercemake a hole into
Spanishperforar, taladrar
Catalanforadar, perforar, picar, trepar
Nounspunch, punchera tool for making holes or indentations

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