punch

  • 61 punch — {{11}}punch (n.1) pointed tool, mid 15c., short for puncheon (mid 14c.), from O.Fr. ponchon pointed tool, piercing weapon, from V.L. *punctionem (nom. punctio) pointed tool, from L. punctus, pp. of pungere to prick (see PUNGENT (Cf. pungent)).… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 62 punch — I. /pʌntʃ / (say punch) noun 1. a thrusting blow, especially with the fist. 2. Colloquial a vigorous, telling effect or force. 3. Australian Rules → handball (def. 6). –verb (t) 4. to give a sharp thrust or blow to, especially with the fist. 5.… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 63 PUNCH — s. m. (On prononce Ponche. ) Sorte de liqueur ordinairement composée de rum ou de rack ou d eau de vie, d infusion de thé, de jus de citron, et de sucre. Punch au rum. Punch au rack. Punch à l eau de vie. Punch à la romaine, à la glace. Un bol de …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 64 Punch — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Punch est une gazette humoristique britannique fondée en 1841. Punch est le personnage central d un spectacle de marionnette britannique traditionnel,… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 65 PUNCH — n. m. Mot emprunté de l’anglais. Sorte de boisson ordinairement composée de rhum ou d’eau de vie, d’infusion de thé, de jus de citron et de sucre. Punch au rhum. Punch à l’eau de vie. Punch à la romaine, à la glace. Un bol de punch. Un verre de… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 66 punch — English has three distinct words punch, not counting the capitalized character in the Punch and Judy show, but two of them are probably ultimately related. Punch ‘hit’ [14] originated as a variant of Middle English pounce ‘pierce, prod’. This… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 67 punch — punch1 verb 1》 strike with the fist. 2》 press (a button or key on a machine).     ↘(punch in or out) N. Amer. (of an employee) clock in (or out). 3》 N. Amer. drive (cattle) by prodding them with a stick. noun 1》 a blow with the fist. 2》 informal… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 68 punch — coun·ter·punch; punch·able; punch; punch·er; punch·i·ness; punch·less; sub·punch; pre·punch; …

    English syllables

  • 69 punch — English has three distinct words punch, not counting the capitalized character in the Punch and Judy show, but two of them are probably ultimately related. Punch ‘hit’ [14] originated as a variant of Middle English pounce ‘pierce, prod’. This… …

    Word origins

  • 70 punch in — verb register one s arrival at work (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑clock in, ↑clock on • Ant: ↑punch out, ↑clock out (for: ↑clock in) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 71 punch — I. noun Etymology: Middle English pounce, punche, probably alteration of ponson, ponchon puncheon Date: 14th century 1. a. a tool usually in the form of a short rod of steel that is variously shaped at one end for different operations (as forming …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 72 Punch — Punch1 〈[pʌ̣ntʃ] m.; ; unz.〉 1. 〈im engl. Puppenspiel u. in der engl. Komödie des 18. Jh.〉 Kasperle 2. Name eines 1841 gegründeten englischen Witzblattes [verkürzt <ital. punchinello; → Pulcinella] Punch2 〈[pʌ̣ntʃ] m. 6; Sp.; Boxen〉 harter… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 73 punch — (ponch) s. m. Mélange de thé et d eau de vie ou de rhum, avec du jus de citron et du sucre ; on le fait brûler. Les divers punchs. •   Lequel avait, pour charmer sa tristesse, Trois chiens courants, du punch et sa maîtresse, VOLT. Guerre de Gen.… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 74 Punch — /pʌntʃ/ (say punch) noun 1. the chief character in the puppet show called Punch and Judy , a grotesque, hook nosed, hunchbacked figure who strangles his child, beats his wife (Judy) to death, etc. –phrase 2. no show without Punch, (an expression… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 75 punch — I punch 1. punch sb., en, e el. er, ene el. erne (en drik), i sms. punche , fx puncheglas II punch 2. punch sb. (fk. el. itk.), punch (slagkraft; et boksestød) …

    Dansk ordbog

  • 76 Punch! — Infobox animanga/Header name = Punch! caption = Cover of Japanese volume 2 ja name = ja name trans = genre = Romance, Comedy, ActionInfobox animanga/Manga title = author = Rie Takada publisher = flagicon|Japan Shogakukan Productions Co., Ltd.… …

    Wikipedia

  • 77 punch — 1punch s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} bevanda alcolica calda fatta con acqua, zucchero, rum o altro liquore forte, e profumata con scorza di agrumi: punch al rum, al mandarino Sinonimi: ponce. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1767. ETIMO: dall hindi… …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 78 punch — See: BEAT TO THE PUNCH, PACK A PUNCH, PULL ONE S PUNCHES, TAKE A PUNCH AT …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 79 punch — See: BEAT TO THE PUNCH, PACK A PUNCH, PULL ONE S PUNCHES, TAKE A PUNCH AT …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 80 punch in — Synonyms and related words: accomplish, achieve, approach, arrive, arrive at, arrive in, attain, attain to, be received, blow in, bob up, check in, check off, check out, clock in, clock out, come, come in, come to, come to hand, dent, depress,… …

    Moby Thesaurus