punching bag(redirected from punching bags)
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1. A stuffed or inflated bag made of leather or other durable material that is either mounted on a stand or suspended at a height suitable for being punched or kicked for practice or exercise.
2. A target of frequent criticism or abuse: "He ... became a punching bag for every comic's fat jokes" (Vanity Fair).
an inflated or stuffed bag, usu. suspended, punched with the fists as an exercise.
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|Noun||1.||punching bag - a person on whom another person vents their anger; "he resigned because his boss used him as a punching bag"|
victim - an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
|2.||punching bag - an inflated ball or bag that is suspended and punched for training in boxing|
ball - round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; "the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"; "the ball rolled into the corner pocket"