punch-drunk


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punch-drunk

demonstrating or characteristic of the behaviour of a person who has suffered repeated blows to the head, esp a professional boxer
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In August, Punch-Drunk donated food brought to its gigs to a different food bank in the vicinity of each venue.
I'm still " punch-drunk from hearing their insanely stupid soundbites "
Some members of Mike's family are unhappy that he spent the last eight months of his life on a tranquilizer that helped control behavioral problems associated with his condition, also known as punch-drunk syndrome.
Some days I feel like a punch-drunk boxer going into the 11th round.
Punch-Drunk Love, "winner of the best director prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival" (Stanton, 2003), "is a romantic comedy as wonderful as it is strange that expands the genre to its absurdist limits" (Turan, 2002, p.
Professor Tracy's latest work is by no means easy reading, for it attempts to put together a vast amount of information from all over Europe and in so doing leaves the reader somewhat punch-drunk from the immense quantity of names and data and the extensive footnotes in five or six languages.
This punch-drunk and eloquent comment on the current political troubles of our planet achieved what was only hinted at elsewhere, yet remained acutely personal.
Jan Maxwell lends credence to each character, sounding in turn like an old lady, a seven-year-old child, a punch-drunk handyman, and more.
WORD has reached me that Audley Harrison has been scouring the working men's clubs of Britain to find another punch-drunk bum after the British Boxing Board of Control intervened over his fight with Bristol publican Greg Wedlake.
Like a punch-drunk fighter, America's audit industry is struggling to its feet amidst a barrage of criticism.
BERLIN: A punch-drunk subway driver on Berlin's public transport system collapsed on the job, the second such incident in several months.
When the overwhelming nature of the Republican victory in the November midterm elections became clear, the nation's most prominent Democratic elected officials seemed to be punch-drunk.