[ˈpʌn(t)ʃi, AM -tʃi]
1. (effective) eindrucksvoll, [ausdrucks]stark, peppig fam
a \punchy rhythm ein schwungvoller [o fam fetziger] Rhythmus
a \punchy speech eine mitreißende [o zündende] Rede
2. AM (fam: unstable) wack[e]lig [auf den Beinen]
3. AM (fam: dazed) benommen, benebelt
4. AM (fam: stupid) blöd[e]
* * *
adj (+er) (inf)
1) sentence, speech etc schwungvoll (inf)
2) (BOXING) benommen; (fig = confused) benommen, durcheinander pred
* * *
punchy [ˈpʌntʃı] adj (adv punchily) umg
1. fig
a) schlagkräftig, wuchtig
b) schwungvoll, schmissig:
a punchy story eine flott geschriebene Geschichte
2. academic.ru/59038/punch-drunk">punch-drunk

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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