Punch may refer to:
- Punch (combat), a strike made using the hand closed into a fist
- Punch (drink), a general term for various mixed drinks, often containing fruit, fruit juice, and/or alcohol
- Mr. Punch, the principal puppet character in the traditional Punch and Judy puppet show.
- Mr. Punch, a fictional character in The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch graphic novel by Neil Gaiman
- Dodona (genus), a group of metalmark butterflies commonly known as the Punches, in particular
- Dodona eugenes, a Dodona commonly known as the Punch
Other articles related to "punch":
... Punch (tool), a tool used to drive objects such as nails, to pierce workpieces, or to form an impression of the tip on a workpiece Punch (numismatics), an intermediate used in the process of manufacturing coins ...
... Paul Malignaggi, who portrayed Little Mac in the commercial for the Wii version of Punch-Out!!, hinted that he is Italian-American ... In the initial stages of development, Mac had been called Peter Punch, but the name was subsequently changed by the time of the game's debut ... Mac's signature move is a powerful jumping uppercut called the "Star Punch", taught to him by his trainer Doc Louis ...
... A liver shot is a punch, kick, or knee strike to the right side of the ribcage that damages the liver ... A liver punch is usually made with the left hand, or the left hook in infighting, or the regular short body hook, in a short and quick manner ... The punch shocks the liver, the largest gland organ, and a center of blood circulation, and causes the victim to lose focus and drive, if not to lose consciousness outright ...
... Short straight-punch in shadow-boxing Short straight-punch in clinch Short straight-punch in counterpunch ...
... It is frequently used to punch holes in sheet metal in one operation, rather than by cutting the hole or drilling ... If used as a punch, the tool itself consists of a punch and a matching die, into which it very closely fits ... The material is introduced between the punch and die, and the machine operated ...
Famous quotes containing the word punch:
“I never had anybody but you ... not a real husband ... not even a man.... Its a bad joke without a punch line.”
—Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928)
“There are two kinds of fathers in traditional households: the fathers of sons and the fathers of daughters. These two kinds of fathers sometimes co-exist in one and the same man. For instance, Daughters Father kisses his little girl goodnight, strokes her hair, hugs her warmly, then goes into the next room where he becomes Sons Father, who says in a hearty voice, perhaps with a light punch on the boys shoulder: Goodnight, Son, see ya in the morning.”
—Letty Cottin Pogrebin (20th century)
“Lilly Dillon: Howd you get that punch in the stomach, Roy?
Roy Dillon: I tripped on a chair.
Lilly Dillon: Get off the grift, Roy.
Roy Dillon: Why?
Lilly Dillon: You havent got the stomach for it.”
—Donald E. Westlake (b. 1933)