haymaker

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noun hay·mak·er \ˈhā-ˌmā-kər\

Definition of haymaker

  1. :  a powerful blow

Examples of haymaker in a sentence

  1. He was knocked down by a haymaker to his jaw.

  2. <dealt his opponent a haymaker that sent him reeling across the boxing ring>

1902

First Known Use of haymaker

1902


HAYMAKER Defined for English Language Learners

haymaker

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noun hay·mak·er \ˈhā-ˌmā-kər\

Definition of haymaker for English Language Learners

  • : a powerful hit with the fist : a very hard punch



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