uppercut

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See also: upper cut

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

upper +‎ cut

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌt

Noun[edit]

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uppercut (plural uppercuts)

  1. (boxing) A swinging blow aimed upwards at the opponent's chin.
  2. (cricket) A cut shot that sends the ball over the wicket-keeper's head.

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Verb[edit]

uppercut (third-person singular simple present uppercuts, present participle uppercutting, simple past and past participle uppercut)

  1. To strike with an uppercut

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English uppercut.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: up‧per‧cut

Noun[edit]

uppercut m (plural uppercuts, diminutive uppercutje n)

  1. (boxing, martial arts) uppercut
    Synonym: opstoot

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /œ.pɛʁ.kœt/, /y.pɛʁ.kyt/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

uppercut m (plural uppercuts)

  1. uppercut

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