Synonyms of punch in English

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punch1


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verb

1‘Jimmy punched him in the face’

SYNONYMS
hit, strike, knock, thump, thwack, jab, cuff, clip, smash, slam, welt
batter, buffet, thrash, pound, pummel, rain blows on, drub, box someone's ears
informal sock, slug, biff, bop, wallop, clobber, bash, whack, clout, crown, poke, lick, let someone have it, knock into the middle of next week, lam, whomp, deck, floor
British informal stick one on, dot, slosh
North American informal boff, bust, whale
Australian, New Zealand informal dong, quilt, king-hit
literary smite, swinge

noun

1‘he landed a punch on Lorrimer's nose’

SYNONYMS
blow, hit, knock, thump, thwack, box, jab, fist, cuff, clip, smash, slam, welt, straight, uppercut, hook, body blow
informal sock, slug, biff, bop, wallop, bash, whack, clout, poke, lick, belt
North American informal boff, bust, whale
Australian, New Zealand informal dong, king-hit, stoush
dated buffet
archaic plug

2‘strong and full of punch, this album is one of their best’

SYNONYMS
vigour, vigorousness, liveliness, vivacity, vitality, force, forcefulness, drive, strength, zest, animation, verve, panache, enthusiasm, impact, bite, kick, effectiveness, influence
informal oomph, pizzazz, zing, zip

Synonyms of punch in English

: punch1punch2

punch2


See definition of punch

verb

1‘Flora handed him her ticket, which he punched’

SYNONYMS
make a hole in, punch holes in, put holes in, perforate, puncture, pierce, prick, hole, riddle, spike, skewer, spit, stick, pin, needle
rare pink, transpierce