knuckle sandwich


noun Slang.

a punch in the mouth with a clenched fist.

Nearby words

  1. knuckle,
  2. knuckle ball,
  3. knuckle down,
  4. knuckle joint,
  5. knuckle pads,
  6. knuckle under,
  7. knuckle-duster,
  8. knuckleball,
  9. knuckleballer,
  10. knucklebone

Origin of knuckle sandwich

First recorded in 1970–75

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