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
These two teams came out throwing haymakers, but only New England sustained the intensity for four quarters.
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.
The Sooners never landed the haymaker to knock out the Cyclones.
Then came the haymakers—a stunningly perfect lob, a flash forehand off Venus’s netcord volley, a flurry of pinpoint groundstrokes.
Cullen began throwing haymakers through the window.
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.
The strongest jaw on Saturday night belonged to someone other than boxers Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez, despite the haymakers being exchanged along the Las Vegas Strip.
Just as Pennink was about to be interviewed in victory lane, Christopher arrived, swinging haymakers.
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First Known Use of haymaker
Synonymsbang, bash, bat, beat, belt, biff, bop, box, buffet, bust, chop, clap, clip, clout, crack, cuff, dab, douse [British], fillip, hack, 1blow, hit, hook, knock, larrup [dialect], lash, lick, pelt, pick, 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)
Related Wordscounter, counterblow, counterpunch, counterstroke; body blow, hand, kick, knee, left, one-two, rabbit punch, right, right-hander, roundhouse, shiver, sidewinder, sucker punch, swing, uppercut; cruncher, kayo, knockdown, knockout, KO; bastinado (or bastinade), battering, beating, bludgeoning, clobbering, cudgeling (or cudgelling), drubbing, hammering, lambasting, licking, pasting, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; flogging, walloping, whip, whipping
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