being or appearing vigorously effective; forceful.
an informal word for
incisive or forceful:
a punchy article
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Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.
The film does contain several punchy songs that would sound better in any other context than they do here.
She had an agile, teasing sense of humor that included a sure grasp of the absurd and an instinct for punchy ripostes.
At once punchy and dreamlike, this is a hugely attractive show.
Stories that can be boiled down to a single, punchy headline are exactly the sort that succeed by these measures.
So there is also powerful punchy morality at work here.
Unfortunately, his style calcified into tricky panoplies of stock modernistic forms, more suited to punchy graphic art.
At both shows, fans sang along to his poetically succinct lyrics, which he delivers in a punchy and sincere style.
Gilroy's dialogue is punchy even when it's more about atmosphere than forward motion.
Use punchy, tightly written copy-as few words as possible, both in the headline and in supporting copy.
Each one has a personality or a temperament and the traits that are coming through are naughty, sweet, tender and punchy.
Shorten wordy areas of presentation, keep it punchy and to the point.
Keep sentences short and punchy, focusing on your main copy points.
Principles are meant to be punchy, fun, and memorable.