body blow

noun

Definition of body blow

  1. 1 :  a blow to the body

  2. 2 :  a damaging or deeply felt blow an economic body blow

1788

First Known Use of body blow

1788


BODY BLOW Defined for English Language Learners

body blow

noun

Definition of body blow for English Language Learners

  • : a hard hit to a person's body

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