punch bag


: a very heavy bag that usually hangs from the ceiling and that is punched for exercise or training

Examples of punch bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The show's supporting cast includes the late Lance Reddick, gloriously employing his comedic muscles as company founder Christian DeVille, the kind of deranged master of the universe-type who greets bad news by murdering his punch bag with a samurai sword. Ew Staff, EW.com, 15 June 2023

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“Punch bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/punch%20bag. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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