punching

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

punching

  1. Present participle of punch.

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Noun[edit]

punching (plural punchings)

  1. (gerund of punch) An incident in which someone is punched
    • 2009 January 25, Evonne Barry, “Booze and the trail of violence”:
      Over the past four years, the rate of "interpersonal" attacks and "penetrating injuries" - such as stabbings, glassings, punchings, beatings - has doubled, he said.
  2. process of making holes in something (rail ticket, leather belt, etc)