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uppercut

up·per·cut

uppercut

 
pronunciation:
uh pr kuht
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a quick blow that is directed upward, usu. to an opponent's chin.
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: uppercut, uppercuts, uppercutting
definition: to hit (an opponent) with an uppercut.