counterpunch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n counterpunch a return punch (especially by a boxer)
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Usage

In literature:

And Roger counterpunching, slipping hooks and body punches in under Tom's long leads.
"Stand by for Mars!" by Carey Rockwell
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In news:

In The Second Debate, It's All About The Counterpunch.
Conservatives Push Romney to Deliver Counterpunch.
In The Second Debate, It's All About The Counterpunch .
Conservatives Push Romney to Deliver Counterpunch .
Further review: Westbrook's return will add counterpunch to Eagles' offense.
You have got to congratulate CounterPunch on its timing.
Obama campaign readies post-debate counterpunch.
Pacquiao ended up paying the price for it when he tried to close the sixth round with a flurry, a big mistake against a counterpuncher who drew him into his sights.
They sit back in their neutral zone trap and counterpunch with their transition game rather than try to force the knockout goal.
It's not always about strategic punches and counterpunches.
Joshua Frank, managing editor of CounterPunch, and co-editor along with Jeffrey St Clair, of Hopeless: Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion.
The Devils, who do so well with the counterpunch on the ice, came back at Rangers Coach Mike Keenan today with some accusations of their own.
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