Definition of haymaker
: a powerful blow
Examples of haymaker in a Sentence
He was knocked down by a haymaker to his jaw.
dealt his opponent a haymaker that sent him reeling across the boxing ring
Recent Examples of haymaker from the Web
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Terry Francona didn't fully examine Monday's brawl between the Nationals and Giants, in which Bryce Harper charged pitcher Hunter Strickland, sparking a brief bit of frustration-fueled chaos and a few haymakers.
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First Known Use of haymaker
HAYMAKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of haymaker for English Language Learners
: a powerful hit with the fist : a very hard punch
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