sucker punch

verb
Updated on: 19 Apr 2018

Definition of sucker punch

: to punch (a person) suddenly without warning and often without apparent provocation

sucker punch

noun

Examples of sucker punch in a Sentence

  1. One of them sucker punched me.

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First Known Use of sucker punch

1964


SUCKER PUNCH Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of sucker punch for English Language Learners

  • : to hit (a person) suddenly and usually without any obvious reason


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