punchy

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adjective \ˈpən-chē\

Definition of punchy

punchier

;

punchiest

  1. 1a :  having punch :  forceful, spiritedb :  vivid, vibrant punchy video graphics

  2. 2 :  punch-drunk 2

Examples of punchy in a Sentence

  1. shrimp in a punchy sauce

  2. She was punchy with fatigue.

Recent Examples of punchy from the Web

  • Mullen knows, of course, that the proof is in the presentation and that all the technical advances and production tricks in the world count for naught if what comes through the screen doesn't deliver the punchy thrills the players crave.

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1907

First Known Use of punchy

1907


PUNCHY Defined for English Language Learners

punchy

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adjective

Definition of punchy for English Language Learners

  • : very exciting or lively



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