verb (used with object), up·per·cut, up·per·cut·ting.
verb (used without object), up·per·cut, up·per·cut·ting.
Examples from the Web for uppercut
In February, witnesses told Deadspin that Ray Rice threw an “uppercut” and struck her “like he [would punch] a guy.”How Could the NFL Not Know About the Brutal Second Ray Rice Tape?|Robert Silverman|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At last he went down from an uppercut, and stayed down, breathing heavily, a badly thrashed man.Mavericks|William MacLeod Raine
Bertram jerked his right hand up from his hip to illustrate the uppercut.The Readjustment|Will Irwin
Then, ducking a wild swing, Trent darted in and uppercut one of his antagonists.Buff: A Collie and other dog-stories|Albert Payson Terhune
Instinctively Joe ducked, and with an uppercut that was more forceful than he intended he caught the pitcher on the jaw.Baseball Joe at Yale|Lester Chadwick
He then dashed in and uppercut his opponent severely on the occiput.