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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An inflated bag that is suspended and jabbed at for training in boxing.

Usage examples (7)
  • Just like Philammon struggling with his punchball.
  • It gave onto a bathroom so big that there was a punchball set up in the middle.
  • Just like Philammon struggling with his punchball is equivalent to ‘you would have thought he was Philammon struggling with his punchball’; and
  • I had a narrow escape from a meat cleaver, which landed in the bonnet of my car yards from my fingers and I suffered a fractured sternum when I was used as a punchball... for more
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