Definition of punchy in English:

punchy

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Pronunciation: /ˈpʌn(t)ʃi
 
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adjective (punchier, punchiest)

  • 2 informal , chiefly North American another term for punch-drunk.
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    • The mores among boxers are such that fighters seldom admit to others that they are "punchy" or "washed-up."
    • This increased concussive damage is what leads to a boxer being punchy.

Derivatives

punchily

adverb
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  • By this he was trying to say that its convenient format allows readers to pick it up and idly flick through one of the nine the punchily written sections.
  • The New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman puts it punchily: ‘I support united Europe because I think two United States are better than one.’
  • Quidam started punchily with Zoe's father and mother being hoisted up by a wire before the proceedings were unraveled with stunning effect.

punchiness

noun
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  • But the rather coy hopping between engaging, raw-chord punchiness with its electric hard-boppish theme and tempo changes that dilute the impact is mildly irritating.
  • Hebden is a student of drum science now, and many of these tracks have a surprising punchiness.
  • The crackling punchiness of ‘The Score’ demonstrates their astounding talent through piercing, uplifting harmonies and a brash rhythm section that's both raw and powerfully hard-hitting.

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