punch out

verb

Definition of punch out

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to record the time of one's stopping work or departure by punching a time clock

  3. 2 :  to bail out of an aircraft using an ejection seat

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 :  to beat up

  6. 2 :  strike out

Examples of punch out in a sentence

  1. <you should take a course in anger management—you can't go around punching out people>

1928

First Known Use of punch out

1928


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