HyperDic: biff

English > 2 senses of the word biff:
NOUNactbiff, punch, clout, poke, lick, slug(boxing) a blow with the fist
VERBcontactbiff, pummel, pommelstrike, usually with the fist
biff > pronunciation
Soundsbih'f
Rhymesbailiff ... Wickliffe: 18 rhymes with ihf...
English > biff: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaning(boxing) a blow with the fist.
Synonymspunch, clout, poke, lick, 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
Verbsbiffstrike, usually with the fist
English > biff: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningstrike, usually with the fist.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymspummel, pommel
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Spanishabofetear, agarrar a puñetazos, apuñear, apuñetear, dar puñetazos
Catalanapunyegar, donar cops de puny
Nounsbiff(boxing) a blow with the fist

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