First Known Use of punch-out
Definition of punch out
Examples of punch out in a Sentence
you should take a course in anger management—you can't go around punching out people
Recent Examples of punch out from the Web
Thieves got in by punching out the driver’s side door lock.
The music is similarly direct, with horns punching out from the speakers on the chorus and Fats pounding his piano chords while a relentless drum beat thuds during the verses.
Severino punched out Logan Morrison for his 230th strikeout this season, tying CC Sabathia (2011) for third on the franchise season list.
He was punched out by Ripperger in the first, but said his ejection stemmed from frustration that's been building.
The season abruptly changed the first weekend of June after pitcher Carlos Zambrano punched out his catcher, Michael Barrett, in the dugout and clubhouse and Piniella staged a mind-blowing on-field rant the next day.
Remove from refrigerator and punch out pops with round or festive-shaped cookie cutters (or even a small-mouthed wine glass).
But when Carrington tried to move around him on Saturday, Amadi wrapped him up, punched out the ball and ran it back 47 yards for the touchdown.
Brown pulled up a recording of the proceedings and began punching out notes for his weekly article.
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First Known Use of punch out
punch out Synonyms
Synonymsbash, baste, bat, batter, belabor, belt, birch, bludgeon, buffet, bung up, club, curry, do, drub, fib [British], flog, hammer, hide, lace, lambaste (or lambast), lash, lather, lick, maul, mess (up), paddle, pelt, pommel, pound, pummel, beat, rough (up), slate, slog, switch, tan, thrash, thresh, thump, tromp, wallop, whale, whip, whop (or whap), whup, work over
Related Wordsassail, assault, attack, beset, box, bust, chop, clobber, clout, crack, cudgel, cuff, descend (on or upon), hit, jump (on), knock, lam, lay on, paste, pounce (on or upon), punch, raid, rush, slam, slap, smack, smash, sock, spank, storm, swat, swipe, thwack, whack, wham, whomp; blackjack, cane, cowhide, flagellate, fustigate, horsewhip, leather, pistol-whip, rawhide, scourge, strap; gore, lacerate, wound; maim, mangle, mutilate
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