Definition of uppercut
: a swinging blow (as in boxing) directed upward with a bent arm
Examples of uppercut in a Sentence
He hit his opponent with an uppercut to the chin.
Recent Examples of uppercut from the Web
This is a bit of a reach for a team that employs Draymond Green, whose suspension for his uppercut to James' crotch in last year's Finals changed the course of the series.
Players will have exciting new powers and fighting capabilities such as tendrils, dismembering enemies, throwing tanks, throwing uppercuts at helicopters, and of course, intimidating enemies.
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Definition of uppercut for English Language Learners
boxing : a punch directed upward with a bent arm
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