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[suhk-er-puhnch] /ˈsʌk ərˌpʌntʃ/
verb (used with object), Slang.
to strike (someone) with an unexpected blow.
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sucker punch, noun Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for sucker punch

sucker punch

a sudden surprise punch, esp from behind
a sudden unexpected defeat or setback
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Idioms and Phrases with sucker punch

sucker punch

is called a sucker punch.” [ ; mid-1900s ]
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