Haymaker meaning

hā'mā'kər
A powerful blow with the fist.
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A powerful blow with or swing of the fist, intended to cause a knockout.
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A person who cuts hay and spreads it out to dry.
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(agriculture) A person or machine which harvests or prepares tall grass for use as animal fodder.
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(informal, fisticuffs) A particularly powerful punch, especially one which knocks down an opponent, thrown like a scythe chop for cutting hay, as agricultural haymakers used to have strong arms.
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(figuratively, by extension) Any decisive blow, shock, or forceful action.
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