Definition of punch out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


punch out

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
(North American English, informal) to hit somebody so hard that they fall down
  1. 1to press a combination of buttons or keys on a computer, telephone, etc. He picked up the telephone and punched out his friend's number.
  2. 2to make a hole in something or knock something out by hitting it very hard I felt as if all my teeth had been punched out.
  3. 3to cut something from paper, wood, metal, etc. with a special tool
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