uppercut


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up·per·cut

 (ŭp′ər-kŭt′)
n.
A swinging blow directed upward, as to a boxing opponent's chin.
tr. & intr.v. up·per·cut, up·per·cut·ting, up·per·cuts
To hit (another) with or deliver an uppercut.

uppercut

(ˈʌpəˌkʌt)
n
(Boxing) a short swinging upward blow with the fist delivered at an opponent's chin
vb, -cuts, -cutting or -cut
(Boxing) to hit (an opponent) with an uppercut

up•per•cut

(ˈʌp ərˌkʌt)

n., v. -cut, -cut•ting. n.
1. a swinging blow directed upward, as to an adversary's chin.
v.t.
2. to strike (an opponent) with an uppercut.
v.i.
3. to deliver an uppercut.
[1840–50]

uppercut


Past participle: uppercut
Gerund: uppercutting

Imperative
uppercut
uppercut
Present
I uppercut
you uppercut
he/she/it uppercuts
we uppercut
you uppercut
they uppercut
Preterite
I uppercut
you uppercut
he/she/it uppercut
we uppercut
you uppercut
they uppercut
Present Continuous
I am uppercutting
you are uppercutting
he/she/it is uppercutting
we are uppercutting
you are uppercutting
they are uppercutting
Present Perfect
I have uppercut
you have uppercut
he/she/it has uppercut
we have uppercut
you have uppercut
they have uppercut
Past Continuous
I was uppercutting
you were uppercutting
he/she/it was uppercutting
we were uppercutting
you were uppercutting
they were uppercutting
Past Perfect
I had uppercut
you had uppercut
he/she/it had uppercut
we had uppercut
you had uppercut
they had uppercut
Future
I will uppercut
you will uppercut
he/she/it will uppercut
we will uppercut
you will uppercut
they will uppercut
Future Perfect
I will have uppercut
you will have uppercut
he/she/it will have uppercut
we will have uppercut
you will have uppercut
they will have uppercut
Future Continuous
I will be uppercutting
you will be uppercutting
he/she/it will be uppercutting
we will be uppercutting
you will be uppercutting
they will be uppercutting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been uppercutting
you have been uppercutting
he/she/it has been uppercutting
we have been uppercutting
you have been uppercutting
they have been uppercutting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been uppercutting
you will have been uppercutting
he/she/it will have been uppercutting
we will have been uppercutting
you will have been uppercutting
they will have been uppercutting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been uppercutting
you had been uppercutting
he/she/it had been uppercutting
we had been uppercutting
you had been uppercutting
they had been uppercutting
Conditional
I would uppercut
you would uppercut
he/she/it would uppercut
we would uppercut
you would uppercut
they would uppercut
Past Conditional
I would have uppercut
you would have uppercut
he/she/it would have uppercut
we would have uppercut
you would have uppercut
they would have uppercut

uppercut


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Bent-arm punch delivered upward to the chin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uppercut - a swinging blow directed upward (especially at an opponent's chin)uppercut - a swinging blow directed upward (especially at an opponent's chin)
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
Translations
لَكْمَة إلى أعلى نَحو الذَّقْن
zvedák
aperkat
felütés
upphögg
smūgis iš apačios
aperkots, sitiens no apakšas
aparküt

uppercut

[ˈʌpəkʌt] Nuppercut m, gancho m a la cara

uppercut

[ˈʌpərkʌt] nuppercut mupper hand n
to have the upper hand → avoir le dessusUpper House n
the Upper House (gen)la Chambre haute; (in Britain)la Chambre des lords; (in France, in the US)le Sénatupper jaw nmâchoire f supérieureupper lip nlèvre f supérieureupper middle class
adjdes classes moyennes aisées

uppercut

[ˈʌpəˌkʌt] n (Boxing) → uppercut m inv, montante m

uppercut

(ˈapəkat) noun
in boxing etc, a blow aimed upwards, eg to the chin.
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The fact that I was armed only with a long-sword, and so according to the laws and ethics of battle everywhere upon Barsoom should only have been met with a similar or lesser weapon, seemed to have no effect upon the moral sense of my enemy, for he whipped out his revolver ere I scarce had touched the floor by his side, but an uppercut from my long-sword sent it flying from his grasp before he could discharge it.
Ponta hurled himself upon him with terrific force, delivering an uppercut and a straight punch.
Again, in the seventh, Danny achieved the diabolical inside uppercut.
Through the eighth round his opponent strove vainly to repeat the uppercut.
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This is a state of the art fitness, boxing gym located in a 4,100 square foot facility filled with a boxing ring, heavy bags, speed bags, uppercut bags and a matted area.
TO be a boxer you need to be tough Because in the ring it can get very rough Some boxers can struggle from the start But what they all have in common is a big heart Be well prepared for the fight By training almost every night Treat your opponent with dignity and respect And from him expect nothing less Do not turn the fight into a brawl As it could bring about your own downfall The contest is now about to begin Remember to keep cool and your chin tucked well in Now you must learn to ride a punch Before you hit the canvas with a crunch Watch his uppercut it could knock you out And that would be the end of the bout Land your punches with venom not hate And his spirit may soon dissipate G McLANDERS, Byker
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Locked in a tangle, Khan spotted an opening and drove a right uppercut through the middle that landed just above the waistline of Judah's shor ts.
A superb fourth was edged by Mitchell as he landed regularly and avoided punishment, hitting Murray with a three-punch combination featuring a lovely left uppercut.