[ koun-ter-puhnch ]
/ ˈkaʊn tərˌpʌntʃ /
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Example sentences from the Web for counterpunch
“Ordinarily, you see punch-counterpunch-punch,” as the attacked party tries to fend off the intruder, the former official said.
The book is a counterpunch to the volumes of Oprah hagiography the publishing business has churned out over the years.
British Dictionary definitions for counterpunch
/ (ˈkaʊntəˌpʌntʃ) boxing /
to punch an attacking opponent; return an attack
a return punch
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