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1. counterpunch

noun. ['ˈkaʊntɝˌpəntʃ'] a return punch (especially by a boxer).

Synonyms

  • lick
  • counter
  • poke
  • slug
  • clout
  • punch
  • biff

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • neutral
  • positive
  • work

Etymology

  • counter- (English)
  • punch (English)
  • ponchonner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Counterpunch

  • avalanche
  • bench
  • blanch
  • blanche
  • branch
  • branche
  • brunch
  • bulfinch
  • bunch
  • bunche
  • cinch
  • claunch
  • clench
  • clinch
  • clonch
  • conch
  • crunch
  • drench
  • entrench
  • ferencz

Example sentences of the word counterpunch


1. Noun, singular or mass
He's invulnerable until the last punch, so wait to throw your counterpunch.

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