be punch-drunk

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be punch-drunk

1. Of a boxer, to be disoriented from a particularly heavy punch or too many blows to the head. That boxer was punch-drunk after being knocked out in the ring—he couldn't even remember his name!
2. To be disoriented from exhaustion. I'm punch-drunk after taking exams all week long. Of course he's punch-drunk—he's been driving for 12 hours straight!
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Britain and Germany were like two punchdrunk fighters, both very nearly played out but not willing to quit the ring.
Workers at the site must be feeling punchdrunk right now, wondering if this is the end of their plant.
But those hoping for a similarly punchdrunk response were given a sobering answer as Sky's Monday Night Football pundits dissected the defeat.
During those punchdrunk periods Boro have either leaked a swift second or been repeatedly carved open.
Webb, who missed the Australia opener because of a knee problem, was stumbling around like a punchdrunk fighter after being dumped to the floor and banging his head on the turf in a crunching tackle yards from the All Blacks line.
Paul Kelly let co-boss Willie Patterson sit back and savour his pina colada on a beach in the Algarve as their Petershill men left Meadow punchdrunk.
Among the audience members participating in Duality were two members of Punchdrunk, the British troupe that created Sleep No More and many other works that have led a trend in Europe and the U.
It's like a bunch of punchdrunk boxing heavyweights have been chucked in a ring and are so intent on battering lumps out each other that they've forgotten the crowd is there.
Past productions include Punchdrunk, Tourettes Diva, Jerry Springer the Opera and Jacksons Way - winner of the 2004 Perrier Award in Edinburgh.
In 2011, the still-running Sleep No More by Punchdrunk became a hit and introduced the concept to theatergoers; Queen of the Night, by the same team, gave the genre an R-rated dinner-theater twist.
While in the South West, Alexander was influenced by companies such as Punchdrunk.
British Theatre Companies 1995-2014: Mind the Gap, Kneehigh Theatre, Suspect Culture, Stan's Cafe, Blast Theory, Punchdrunk
Immersive theatre specialists Punchdrunk and Absolut have created a game where you solve the mystery of the main character disappearing.
HOTELS are feeling punchdrunk after figures revealed bar sales have fallen by up to 60 per cent following a cut in drink drive limits.