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punch-drunk
American English: /ˈpəntʃˌdrəŋk/
British English: /ˈpʌntʃdrʌnk/

Translation of punch-drunk in Spanish:

adjective

  • (transitory state)
    (permanent condition) tocado
    sonado
    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.

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