Sunday punch

noun

Definition of Sunday punch

1 : a powerful or devastating blow especially : a knockout punch
2 : something capable of delivering a powerful or devastating blow to the opposition saving his Sunday punch for the end of the campaignNewsweek

First Known Use of Sunday punch

1915, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Sunday punch was in 1915

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“Sunday punch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sunday%20punch. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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