Examples of punchy in a Sentence
shrimp in a punchy sauce
She was punchy with fatigue.
Recent Examples of punchy from the Web
Factor in Paul George, Steven Adams, Carmelo Anthony, and a punchy cast of reserves, and the Thunder have the personnel necessary to mount a challenge to any team in the field.
With the two-minute time constraint, comics who delivered short, punchy sets with faster set-up/punchline combinations (rather than scene-building, characters, or story-telling) earned the most laughs.
Up until Isle of Dogs, Anderson’s oeuvre had been characterized by punchy writing and crisply articulated delivery.
While those pepitas toast and the salmon cooks, use the time to make a really bright, punchy miso mojo.
Amid florals and stripes, a stylized block-print pattern in punchy orange enlivens the pillows.
For something punchier, try the refreshing Tour Through Khari, made with mezcal, turmeric, and curry leaves.
The ballroom was strung with punchy paper lanterns and the bars were covered in the same tiki-style palm fronds as seen in the show.
Listeners know the band for its labyrinthine rhythms, punchy riffs, and lead singer Courtney Swain’s electrifying, elastic wail.
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addled, bedeviled, befogged, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, dazed, distracted, dizzy, dopey (also dopy), fogged, mixed-up, muddleheaded, muzzy, punch-drunk, shell-shocked, silly, stunned, stupefied;
at sea, out of it;
PUNCHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of punchy for English Language Learners
: very exciting or lively
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