Punch-drunk definitions

pŭnch'drŭngk'
Showing signs of brain damage caused by repeated blows to the head. Used especially of a boxer.
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Having or showing a condition resulting from numerous blows to the head, as from prizefighting, and marked by an unsteady gait, slow muscular movements, hesitant speech, mental confusion, etc.
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Behaving in a bewildered, confused, or dazed manner.
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Acting dazed or bewildered.
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Showing signs of brain damage caused by repeated blows to the head. Used especially of a boxer.
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Behaving in a bewildered, confused, or dazed manner.
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Alternative form of punch-drunk.
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Alternative spelling of punch drunk.
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Dizzy or confused due to repeat blows to the head.

The fighter looked harmlessly punch drunk, but he was only faking and suddenly threw a vicious, skillful, blow.

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Behaving in a bewildered, or dazed manner.
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Origin of punch-drunk

From punch + drunk.