Definitions of Punching

  1. of Punch

Usage examples for Punching

  1. The two then fell into grips, and went lurching and punching about the great hall. – Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens
  2. Yet even that we could have borne, though it was very expensive, because they used to go about stealing my gloves and my ribbons, but when they took to punching each other's heads about me auntie said I had better go to Uncle Brian for a while: so I went; and there I met Geoffrey, with a brilliant smile. – Mrs. Geoffrey by Duchess
  3. For the present I am out here because I cannot get up any enthusiasm for the Republican candidate, and it seems to me that punching cattle is the best way to avoid campaigning. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  4. And this night, after punching the fire until it sent showers of sparks up the chimney, I read the opening chapter of " Mrs. Lirriper's Lodgings," in my best manner, and handed the book to Polly to continue; for I do not so much relish reading aloud the succeeding stories of Mr. Dickens's annual budget, since he wrote them, as men go to war in these days, by substitute. – Backlog Studies by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 23, 2009
  5. Then he was to climb a tree, get the cocoanut that grew the highest, and, after taking off the husk and punching in one of the little eyes, whisper inside: " Ongloc of the mountains! – Philippine Folklore Stories by John Maurice Miller