Definition of punch-drunk in English:

punch-drunk

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adjective

  • 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
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    • 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.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody