uppercut

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noun up·per·cut \ˈə-pər-ˌkət\

Definition of uppercut

  1. :  a swinging blow (as in boxing) directed upward with a bent arm

uppercut

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Examples of uppercut in a sentence

  1. He hit his opponent with an uppercut to the chin.

1842

First Known Use of uppercut

1842


UPPERCUT Defined for English Language Learners

uppercut

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noun up·per·cut \ˈə-pər-ˌkət\

Definition of uppercut for English Language Learners

  • boxing : a punch directed upward with a bent arm


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