be (as) pleased as punch(redirected from be as pleased as Punch)
be (as) pleased as punch
To be very happy. The phrase refers to the titular character from "Punch and Judy," a 17th-century comedic puppet show. I was as pleased as punch when I found out that I'd gotten an A on my hardest exam. I am pleased as punch that you two were able to come to the party after all!
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