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1. punch

verb. ['ˈpʌntʃ'] deliver a quick blow to.

Synonyms

  • hit

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • walk

Etymology

  • ponchonner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ponchon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • पाँच (Hindi)
  • पञ्चन् (Sanskrit)

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Words that Rhyme with Punch

  • scrunch
  • crunch
  • brunch
  • munch
  • lunch
  • hunch
  • bunche
  • bunch

How do you pronounce punch?

Pronounce punch as pənʧ.

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2. punch-up

noun. a fistfight.

Synonyms

  • fisticuffs
  • fistfight

3. punch-drunk

adjective. dazed from or as if from repeated blows.

Synonyms

  • silly
  • slaphappy

Antonyms

  • unperplexed
  • coherent
  • organized

4. punch

noun. ['ˈpʌntʃ'] (boxing) a blow with the fist.

Synonyms

  • haymaker
  • parry
  • sucker punch
  • lick
  • counter
  • poke
  • knockout punch
  • hook
  • slug
  • clout
  • jab
  • Sunday punch
  • counterpunch
  • blow
  • rabbit punch
  • biff

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • neutral
  • positive
  • undercharge

Etymology

  • ponchonner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ponchon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • पाँच (Hindi)
  • पञ्चन् (Sanskrit)

5. punch

verb. ['ˈpʌntʃ'] drive forcibly as if by a punch.

Antonyms

  • miss

Etymology

  • ponchonner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ponchon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • पाँच (Hindi)
  • पञ्चन् (Sanskrit)

6. punch

noun. ['ˈpʌntʃ'] an iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings; normally served in a punch bowl.

Synonyms

  • fruit punch
  • glogg
  • wassail
  • milk punch
  • cup
  • May wine
  • eggnog
  • fish house punch

Antonyms

  • understate
  • inhale
  • stay in place
  • come

Etymology

  • ponchonner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ponchon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • पाँच (Hindi)
  • पञ्चन् (Sanskrit)

7. punch

noun. ['ˈpʌntʃ'] a tool for making holes or indentations.

Synonyms

  • punch pliers
  • center punch
  • tool

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • unhook
  • work
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • ponchonner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ponchon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • पाँच (Hindi)
  • पञ्चन् (Sanskrit)

8. punch

verb. ['ˈpʌntʃ'] make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation.

Synonyms

  • pierce

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • ponchonner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ponchon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • पाँच (Hindi)
  • पञ्चन् (Sanskrit)
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