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>

1792

First Known Use of body blow

1792


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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