From (etyl) punchen, partially from (etyl) .
(countable) A hit or strike with one's fist.
, date=November 3
, author=Chris Bevan
, title=Rubin Kazan 1 - 0 Tottenham
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Another Karadeniz cross led to Cudicini's first save of the night, with the Spurs keeper making up for a weak punch by brilliantly pushing away Christian Noboa's snap-shot.}}
(uncountable) Power, strength, energy.
(countable) A button (of a joypad, joystick or similar device) whose only or main current function is that when it is pressed causes a video game character to punch.
* (A strike with the fist) box, bunch of fives (UK)
* oomph, pep
* (A strike with the fist) jab, hook, uppercut, pounding
* beat somebody to the punch
* kidney punch
* one-two punch
* pleased as punch
* pull punches
* punch drunk
* roll with the punches
* Sunday punch
* (A strike with the fist) slap
To strike with one's fist.
(of cattle) To .
To operate (a device or system) by depressing a button, key, bar, or pedal, or by similar means.
To enter (information) on a device or system.
To hit (a ball or similar object) with less than full force.
- If she punches me, I'm gonna break her nose.
To make holes in something
To thrust against; to poke.
- He punched a hit into shallow left field.
- to punch one with the end of a stick or the elbow
* (To strike with the fist) box
* punch above one's weight
* punch below one's weight
Shortened form of puncheon, from (etyl) .
(countable) A device, generally slender and round, used for creating holes in thin material, for driving an object through a hole in a containing object, or to stamp or emboss a mark or design on a surface.
(countable) A mechanism for punching holes in paper or other thin material.
(countable) A hole or opening created with a punch
(piledriving) An extension piece applied to the top of a pile; a dolly.
A prop, as for the roof of a mine.
* centrepunch, centre punch
* nail punch
* three-hole punch
To employ a punch to create a hole in or stamp or emboss a mark on something.
To mark a ticket.
* (to create a hole) perforate, pierce
* punch in
* punch out
From (etyl) .
(uncountable) A beverage, generally containing a mixture of fruit juice and some other beverage, often alcoholic.
* punch drunk