punch up

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

punch up

verb

Definition of PUNCH UP

transitive verb
:  to give energy or forcefulness to <jokes added to punch up a speech>

First Known Use of PUNCH UP

circa 1959

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: punchwork
Previous Word in the Dictionary: punch–up
All Words Near: punch up

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up punch up? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).