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
The two best teams on the biggest stage, throwing nothing but haymakers night after night after night — and, in the case of Game 5 on Sunday, well into the morning on the East Coast.
On Saturday, in a battle between two SEC West powerhouses, Alabama landed a pair of haymakers on LSU and mostly chilled the rest of the night en route to a 24–10 win over LSU at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
The Dodgers were pushed to the brink of elimination Sunday night by the Houston Astros, who survived five hours of haymakers from the Dodgers to record a 13-12, 10-inning win.
These two teams came out throwing haymakers, but only New England sustained the intensity for four quarters.
The two teams combined for eight home runs, a World Series record, including six in the final three innings—a topsy-turvy, pulse-pounding flurry of haymakers for the ages.
Cullen began throwing haymakers through the window.
The Sooners never landed the haymaker to knock out the Cyclones.
First, in case you are unplugged from the fever swamps of the internet: There really was a Nazi — or at least a guy wearing a swastika armband — wandering around Seattle on Monday before he was knocked out cold with a haymaker punch.
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First Known Use of haymaker
bang, bash, bat, beat, belt, blow, bop, box, buffet, bust, chop, clap, clip, clout, crack, cuff, dab, fillip, hack, hit, hook, knock, lash, lick, pelt, plump, poke, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slug, smack, smash, sock, spank, stinger, stripe, stroke, swat, swipe, switch, thud, thump, thwack, wallop, welt, whack, wham, whop (also whap);
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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