punch

Part of speech: verb

To beat or strike.

Part of speech: verb

To make a hole or indentation in.

Part of speech: noun

Puncher.

Part of speech: noun

A tool or machine for perforating or indenting.

Part of speech: noun

A drink of wine or spirits, sweetened, flavored, and diluted with water.

Part of speech: noun

A blow, thrust, poke, or nudge.

Part of speech: noun

The mock - hero in a comic performance of puppets.

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Usage examples "punch":

  1. Up there a fellow can get set, as it were, to put over a thought with a punch in it." - "The Valley of the Giants", Peter B. Kyne.
  2. He gave me such a punch on the bread- basket that I've only just recovered my speech. - "A Mysterious Disappearance", Gordon Holmes.
  3. We then marched in procession to Jackson's room, where we drank punch. - "A Collection of College Words and Customs", Benjamin Homer Hall.