verb punce, puncing, punced
[puhnch] /pʌntʃ/ noun 1. a thrusting blow, especially with the fist. 2. forcefulness, effectiveness, or pungency in content or appeal; power; zest: a letter to voters that needs more punch. verb (used with object) 3. to give a sharp thrust or blow to, especially with the fist. 4. Western U.S. and Western Canada. to drive […]
[puhnch] /pʌntʃ/ noun 1. a tool or machine for perforating or stamping materials, driving nails, etc. 2. the solid upper die of a , used with a hollow die to blank out shaped pieces of sheet metal or the like. verb (used with object) 3. to cut, stamp, pierce, perforate, form, or drive with a […]
- Punch-and-Judy show
[puhnch-uh n-joo-dee] /ˈpʌntʃ ənˈdʒu di/ noun 1. a puppet show having a conventional plot consisting chiefly of slapstick humor and the tragicomic misadventures of the grotesque, hook-nosed, humpback buffoon Punch and his wife Judy.
/ˈpʌntʃˌbæɡ/ noun 1. a suspended stuffed bag that is punched for exercise, esp boxing training Also called (US and Canadian) punching bag