Definition of punchable in US English:



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

    ‘he has an eminently punchable face’
    • ‘I can't decide who has the most punchable smug face.’
    • ‘A deluge of tweets accused the executive of being the 'personification of evil' and 'the most punchable man in America'.’
    • ‘He has perhaps the most punchable face I have ever seen.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Known for being the most punchable character on "Mad Men", the actor himself is no stranger to a bloody nose here and there.’
    • ‘In my opinion, he has the most punchable face in the world.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The sour twist of his punchable mug never failed to register his disgust with the unworthy umpire.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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 was an enjoyably loathsome creature, a punchable nerd with a sense of humour bypass, obsessed with keeping his hair parted correctly.’
    • ‘They have the most punchable faces, don't you think?’
    • ‘I hate every word that comes out of his smug and punchable mouth.’
    • ‘He's like Alan but with better hair and without the sneering, punchable arrogance.’
    irritating, infuriating, exasperating, maddening, trying, tiresome, troublesome, bothersome, irksome, vexing, vexatious, galling, provoking, displeasing
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