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verb [transitive]     punch pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlepunching
past tensepunched
past participlepunched
  1. 1
    to hit someone or something with your fist (=closed hand), usually as hard as you can

    Two men punched him, knocking him to the ground.

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  2. 3
    to make a hole in something with a tool or machine

    She held out her ticket for the conductor to punch.

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a hatred of certain sounds, such as sniffling, mouth noises, breathing or lip smacking

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