punch

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (file)

Verb[change]

Plain form
punch

Third-person singular
punches

Past tense
punched

Past participle
punched

Present participle
punching

  1. When you punch something, you use your fist to hit it.
    To use a punch to put a hole in something or to put a design on it.

Noun[change]

Singular
punch

Plural
punches

(countable & uncountable)

  1. (countable) A hit done with your fist.
  2. (countable) A tool that is used to put holes in thin material (like paper), to put an object through a hole in an object, or to put a mark or design on a surface.
  3. (countable) A tool for punching holes in paper or other thin material.
  4. (countable) A hole or opening created with a punch.
  5. (uncountable) A drink that is a mixture of fruit juice and some other drink, often alcohol.
  6. (uncountable) Power; impact; strength; oomph.