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adj. punch·i·er, punch·i·est
1. Characterized by vigor or drive: "He speaks in short, punchy sentences, using plain, populist words that excite" (Washington Post).
2. Groggy or dazed from or as if from a punch or series of punches; punch-drunk.
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adj, punchier or punchiest
1. an informal word for punch-drunk
2. (Pathology) an informal word for punch-drunk
3. informal incisive or forceful: a punchy article.
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adj. punch•i•er, punch•i•est.
2. vigorously effective; forceful.
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adjective (Informal) effective, spirited, dynamic, lively, storming (informal), aggressive, vigorous, forceful, incisive, in-your-face (slang) A good way to sound confident is to use short, punchy sentences.
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punchy[ˈpʌntʃɪ] ADJ (punchier (compar) (punchiest (superl))) [person etc] → de empuje, con garra; [phrase] → con garra; [remark] → incisivo, contundente; [style] → vigoroso
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punchy[ˈpʌntʃi] adj [style, phrase] → incisif/ive
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punchy[ˈpʌntʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam)
a. (prose, writing, article) → incisivo/a
b. (punch-drunk, person) → stordito/a
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