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haymaker

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noun hay·mak·er \-ˌmā-kər\

Simple Definition of haymaker

  • : a powerful hit with the fist : a very hard punch

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of haymaker

  1. :  a powerful blow

Examples of haymaker in a sentence

  1. He was knocked down by a haymaker to his jaw.

  2. <dealt his opponent a haymaker that sent him reeling across the boxing ring>



1902

First Known Use of haymaker

1902


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