knuckle sandwich(redirected from ask for a knuckle sandwich)
A punch in the mouth. If you keep mocking me, you're going to get a knuckle sandwich!
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Inf. a punch. (*Typically: ask for ~; get ~; give someone ~; want ~.) A: Nyah! Your mother smokes cigars! B: You want a knuckle sandwich?
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
n. a blow struck in the teeth or mouth. How would you like a knuckle sandwich?
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A punch in the mouth. Associated with urban street toughs, the phrase was common in “Dead End” and “Bowery Boys” movies where the threat of being served a meal of someone's fist was all part of the characters' bravado.
Endangered Phrases by Steven D. Price Copyright © 2011 by Steven D. Price