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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A large container for serving beverages.

Usage examples (31)
  • Who thinks being the turd in a punchbowl is something to aspire to be?
  • This would also likely elicit a retreat in equity markets as the removal of the proverbial "punchbowl" would be viewed as a stock negative.
  • "punchbowl" area off the hiking trail in the park.
  • Wow, Robiscus, who put the turd in your punchbowl? for more
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