noun a thrust or blow.
2. punch ·noun a prop, as for the roof of a mine.
3. punch ·noun the buffoon or harlequin of a puppet show.
4. punch ·noun a short, fat fellow; anything short and thick.
5. punch ·noun an extension piece applied to the top of a pile; a dolly.
6. punch ·noun one of a breed of large, heavy draught horses; as, the suffolk punch.
7. punch ·noun to perforate or stamp with an instrument by pressure, or a blow; as, to punch a hole; to punch ticket.
8. punch ·vt to thrust against; to poke; as, to punch one with the end of a stick or the elbow.
9. punch ·noun a beverage composed of wine or distilled liquor, water (or milk), sugar, and the juice of lemon, with spice or mint;
specifically named from the kind of spirit used; as rum punch, claret punch, champagne punch, ·etc.
10. punch ·noun a tool, usually of steel, variously shaped at one end for different uses, and either solid, for stamping or for perforating holes in metallic plates and other substances, or hollow and sharpedged, for cutting out blanks, as for buttons, steel pens, jewelry, and the like; a die.