3 / pQntF; pQntF/ v
[Tn, Tn.pr] strike (sb/sth) hard with the fist 用拳猛击(某人[某物]): punch a man on the chin 挥拳猛击一男子的下巴 * He has a face I'd like to punch. 他那张脸我真想打它一拳.
[Tn] (US) herd (cattle) 放牧(牛).
> punch n
1 (a) [C] blow given with the fist (用拳的)一击; 一拳: give sb a hard punch on the nose 向某人的鼻子猛击一拳. (b) [sing] ability to give such a blow effectively 拳击的能力: a boxer with a strong punch 出拳很重的拳击手.
2 [U] (fig 比喻) effective force or vigour 力量; 活力: a speech with plenty of punch 很有力量的演说.
3 (idm 习语) pack a punch => pack2. pull one's punches => pull2.
punchy adj (-ier, -iest) (infml 口) having punch3(n 2); forceful 有力的: a punchy argument, debate, etc 有力的论据﹑ 辩论等.
# `punch-ball n (US punching ball) inflated or stuffed leather ball held on a stand or hung from above and punched for exercise or training, esp by boxers (练习拳击用的)梨球, 吊球.
,punch-`drunk adj (a) (in boxing) dazed or stupefied by being severely punched (拳击中)因受重击而昏眩的, 被打得晕头转向的. (b) (fig 比喻) dazed or confused, eg after working intensely 头昏眼花的(如劳累之後):The negotiators seemed punch-drunk after another all-nightsession. 谈判者又经过一次通宵会谈, 似乎都已头晕眼花.
`punch-line n words that form the climax of a joke or story 笑话或故事中形成高潮的语句; 画龙点睛的妙语: He forgot the punch-line of his after-dinner speech. 他在宴会之後的讲话中把那句最绝妙的话给忘了.
`punch-up n (Brit infml 口) fight with the fists; brawl 用拳头打斗; 打架: The argument ended in a punch-up. 争论到最後双方大打出手.