Definition of punchable in US English:



  • (of a person or their features) arousing intense annoyance or hostility.

    ‘he has an eminently punchable face’
    • ‘He's well known for having the most alarmingly punchable smile in all of baseball.’
    • ‘Never before has a politician looked so sweet, or so punchable.’
    • ‘How my heart sank when I saw his grinning, punchable visage smirk out the page.’
    • ‘He's the 'lovable rogue' character—he's young, glory-seeking, and punchable.’
    • ‘He's like Alan but with better hair and without the sneering, punchable arrogance.’
    • ‘He has perhaps the most punchable face I have ever seen.’
    • ‘He was an enjoyably loathsome creature, a punchable nerd with a sense of humour bypass, obsessed with keeping his hair parted correctly.’
    • ‘Known for being the most punchable character on "Mad Men", the actor himself is no stranger to a bloody nose here and there.’
    • ‘The absence from your life of the five smuggest, most punchable faces ever to be seated before cameras will cut your daily profanity output by a third.’
    • ‘Sure, you can find a more punchable face than the one in the post above, but you'd have to put some serious effort into it.’
    • ‘I hate every word that comes out of his smug and punchable mouth.’
    • ‘They have the most punchable faces, don't you think?’
    • ‘In my opinion, he has the most punchable face in the world.’
    • ‘The sour twist of his punchable mug never failed to register his disgust with the unworthy umpire.’
    • ‘I can't decide who has the most punchable smug face.’
    • ‘People don't like her because she's an amazing character, they like her because in the ensemble of eminently punchable faces, hers was the least punchable.’
    • ‘A deluge of tweets accused the executive of being the 'personification of evil' and 'the most punchable man in America'.’
    irritating, infuriating, exasperating, maddening, trying, tiresome, troublesome, bothersome, irksome, vexing, vexatious, galling, provoking, displeasing
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