haymaker


hay·mak·er

noun \-ˌmā-kər\

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

Full Definition of HAYMAKER

:  a powerful blow

Examples of HAYMAKER

  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>

First Known Use of HAYMAKER

1902

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