punchy

adjective \ ˈpən-chē \

Definition of punchy

punchier; punchiest
1 a :having punch :forceful, spirited
b :vivid, vibrant
  • punchy video graphics

Examples of punchy in a Sentence

  1. shrimp in a punchy sauce

  2. She was punchy with fatigue.

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First Known Use of punchy

1907


PUNCHY Defined for English Language Learners

punchy

adjective

Definition of punchy for English Language Learners

  • : very exciting or lively



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