Dazed or stupefied by or as if by a series of heavy blows to the head: I feel a little punch-drunk today he was swaying like a punch-drunk boxer
More example sentences
- All that changed in 1918 when, like two punch-drunk boxers, the belligerents began finally to land blows which had effect.
- This looks to be one more blow to an increasingly punch-drunk asset-backed securities marketplace, as well as a significant escalation of the bursting of the consumer debt Bubble.
- The visiting pack were in awesome form, consistently making ground at the edges of the rucks and gradually wearing down the home eight, who by the end resembled a bunch of bedraggled and punch-drunk boxers.
Definition of punch-drunk in:
- The US English dictionary