Sunday punch

Sunday punch

noun
1.
Boxing. the most powerful and effective punch of a boxer, especially the punch used in trying to gain a knockout.
2.
anything, as an armed force, line of argument, etc., capable of inflicting a powerful blow on a hostile or opposing person or thing.

Origin:
1930–35

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Sunday punch
 
n
1.  boxing a heavy blow intended to knock out one's opponent
2.  any manoeuvre or action intended to crush an opponent

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Sunday punch definition


  1. n.
    a very solid and destructive blow; one's best blow. : Ralph aimed a Sunday punch at Frederick's nose, but he missed and spun about, striking his elbow on the banister.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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