throw a punch

throw a punch

to jab; to punch. She tried to throw a punch at me, but I blocked it. Wilbur threw a punch at the thug.
See also: punch, throw

throw a punch

Deliver a blow with the first, as in He was furious enough to throw a punch at the other driver. This term originated in boxing but has been extended to less formal fisticuffs as well. [First half of 1900s]
See also: punch, throw

throw a punch

tv. to jab; to punch. She tried to throw a punch at me, but I blocked it.
See also: punch, throw