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punch-up

[puhnch-uhp]
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noun Slang.
  1. punch-out(def 2).
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Origin of punch-up

1955–60; noun use of verb phrase punch (it) up
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punch-up

noun
  1. British informal a fight, brawl, or violent argument
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