see also: Punch
Pronunciation Noun


  1. (countable) A hit or strike with one's fist.
  2. (uncountable) Power, strength, energy.
  3. (uncountable) Impact.
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punch (punches, present participle punching; past and past participle punched)

  1. (transitive) To strike with one's fist.
    If she punches me, I'm gonna break her nose.
  2. (transitive, of cattle) To herd#Verb|herd.
  3. (transitive) To operate (a device or system) by depressing a button, key, bar, or pedal, or by similar means.
  4. (transitive) To enter (information) on a device or system.
  5. (transitive) To hit (a ball or similar object) with less than full force.
    He punched a hit into shallow left field.
  6. (transitive) To make holes in something (rail ticket, leather belt, etc)
  7. To thrust against; to poke.
    to punch one with the end of a stick or the elbow
  • (To strike with the fist) box, slug
  • German: mit der Faust schlagen
  • Italian: dare un pugno
  • Portuguese: esmurrar, socar
  • Russian: ударить
  • Spanish: dar un puñetazo
Translations Noun

punch (plural punches)

  1. (countable) A device, generally slender and round, used for creating holes in thin material, for driving an object through a hole in a containing object, or to stamp or emboss a mark or design on a surface.
    1. (countable) A mechanism for punching holes in paper or other thin material.
  2. (countable) A hole or opening created with a punch.
  3. (piledriving) An extension piece applied to the top of a pile; a dolly.
  4. A prop, as for the roof of a mine.
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punch (punches, present participle punching; past punched, past participle punched)

  1. To employ a punch to create a hole in or stamp or emboss a mark on something.
  2. To mark a ticket.
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  1. A beverage, generally containing a mixture of fruit juice and some other beverage, often alcoholic.
Translations Noun

punch (plural punchs)

  1. (entomology) Any of various riodinid butterflies of the genus Dodona of Asia.

Proper noun
  1. (British) A glove puppet who is the main character used in a Punch and Judy show.
  • Russian: Панч

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