Punch-and-Judy show

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\ ˌpənch-ən-ˈjü-dē- How to pronounce Punch-and-Judy show (audio) \

Definition of Punch-and-Judy show

: a traditional puppet show in which main character Punch fights comically with his wife Judy

First Known Use of Punch-and-Judy show

1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Punch-and-Judy show was in 1870

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“Punch-and-Judy show.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Punch-and-Judy%20show. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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Punch-and-Judy show

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Punch-and-Judy show

: a comic puppet show in which a puppet named Punch fights with his wife Judy

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