counterpunch


coun·ter·punch

noun \ˈkan-tər-ˌpənch\

Definition of COUNTERPUNCH

:  a counter in boxing; also :  a countering blow or attack
counterpunch intransitive verb
coun·ter·punch·er \-ˌpən-chər\ noun

Examples of COUNTERPUNCH

  1. <the last, desperate counterpunch of the German armies, known as the Battle of the Bulge>

First Known Use of COUNTERPUNCH

1942

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