Definition of Knockout punch
1. Noun. A hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxing.
Generic synonyms: Biff, Clout, Lick, Poke, Punch, Slug
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Literary usage of Knockout punch
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Terrible Jews by Abraham Myerson (1922)
"The Plot Develops a knockout punch "Thank Heaven," I exclaimed as I finished the last chapter, "the pest has gone away for good. ..."
2. Punches and Dies: Layout, Construction and Use by Frank Arthur Stanley (1919)
"... the center for the next blow which swages the curved outline, and then swung to the left for the knockout punch to push the work down out of the dies. ..."
3. The Leather Pushers by Harry Charles Witwer (1921)
""Look here, just what do you think happened in that ring to-night? Just tell me how you got the knockout punch figured." "There's nothing difficult about ..."
4. The Immigrants: A Lyric Drama by Percy MacKaye (1915)
"So, by Gad, A knockout punch and still you're in the ring! You see now how it works: This rotten hole, The sweltering night, the sweat-shop all day long, ..."
5. Blown in by the Draft: Camp Yarns Collected at One of the Great National by Frazier Hunt (1918)
"To Joe it was like a knockout punch a second after the first gong had sounded. And like a fighter, after it was all over he could not understand just what ..."
6. Kings of the Queensberry Realm by W. W. Naughton (1902)
"Evidently he was thinking of nothing but a knockout punch with the right. He was warned to attend to business by a hard left rap on the nose, which made the ..."