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punch-drunk

and punchy
mod. unstable; stupid acting; bewildered. (From a term describing a boxer suffering from brain damage.) I feel sort of punch-drunk after a roller coaster ride.

punchy

verb
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GREEN, Ohio, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) and Punchy Clown's family are desperate for Punchy to get happy again.
They may not have set the music world alight since they appeared on the scene, but they certainly know how to put on a live performance - engaging with the crowd and delivering a catchy, punchy set which left the audience hungry for more.
A delicate perfumed mouth feel of raspberry and red currants with good punchy acidity that gives the wine its backbone.
It's a laugh-out-loud book by a talented author who manages punchy and funny lines throughout.
Martin Pipe and Timmy Murphy teamed up to land a double with for Punchy and Vodka Bleu.
Bright, punchy and playful in certain psychedelic decades, more refined and demure when the times were as well.
About a dozen friends and neighbors met, came up with the punchy acronym POP (Protect Our Privacy), decided to petition for a binding referendum to reverse the legislators' action, and set out to collect signatures to put the issue on the ballot.
Again, the difference is this author's punchy style and analysis which hold interest.
The innovative label with its bold descriptive sector markings as well as a punchy product description gives this range an ideal shelf.
They need to come up with something punchy next week".
If anything, Stories finds her songwriting mature, punchy, melodic, dramatic -- all rendered in a fullbutt, all-out, pinball-tilt frenzy.
Similarly, for grammar, Nims invents sentence fragments where there were none, adding a false note of punchy self-assurance.
Mainly short, punchy pieces, the essays are written from several topical perspectives, though the ideological current is inarguably Afrocentric.
PLANO, Texas -- Riding the wave of more than 75 years of fruit punch fun, Hawaiian Punch unveils updated packaging graphics for a new generation, a refreshed Punchy, the iconic mascot, and a new single-serve bottle.
We Cut Corners' punchy uptempo rock saw the band nominated for the Choice Music Prize for their debut album, the wonderfully titled Today I Realised I Could Go Home Backwards.