Simple Definition of punch–drunk
of a boxer : confused and unable to speak or move normally because of being punched many times in the head
: unable to think or act normally because you are very tired, excited, etc.
Origin of punch–drunk
First Known Use: 1918
Medical Definition of punch–drunk
: suffering from cerebral injury usually resulting from minute brain hemorrhages caused by repeated head blows received in boxing and marked especially by mental confusion, incoordination, and slurred speech
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