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  • as inprize fight
  • as inwallop

synonyms for haymaker

  • bout
  • duel
  • fight
  • fight game
  • fistic sport
  • fisticuffs
  • match
  • prizefighting
  • pugilism
  • slugfest
  • bash
  • belt
  • blow
  • bop
  • bump
  • clash
  • collision
  • crash
  • impact
  • jar
  • jolt
  • kick
  • percussion
  • punch
  • shock
  • slam
  • slug
  • smack
  • smash
  • thump
  • thwack
  • whack
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How to use haymaker in a sentence

He struck just one wild haymaker of a blow that cleared the head of the cop by nearly a foot.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Keep the rake, says the haymaker, as nigh the scythe as you can, and the cart as nigh the rake.
ESSAYSRALPH WALDO EMERSON
He was finding nothing to say to Rue Carew, or saying what 318 he said as crudely and uncouthly as any haymaker in Gayfield.
THE DARK STARROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Joe Prantera had been rocking with the mental blows he had been assimilating, but this was the final haymaker.
GUN FOR HIREDALLAS MCCORD REYNOLDS
One amusing incident was long in circulation and laughed over by many who did not know the energetic haymaker by name.
NATHAN HALEJEAN CHRISTIE ROOT
To see a haymaker using of rakes, is no news; But to see a bear making plum cakes, is strange indeed!
THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWNANONYMOUS
Like the captain of a sailing ship, the eye of the master haymaker must be always watching the horizon to windward.
HODGE AND HIS MASTERSRICHARD JEFFERIES
Had a lynx or other prowler captured the haymaker in the unsheltered hayfield?
WATCHED BY WILD ANIMALSENOS A. MILLS
I took careful aim and threw a haymaker, giving it everything I had.
THE TELENIZERDON THOMPSON
I am sunburnt, freckled, and altogether odious—like a haymaker or a market woman.
PHANTOM FORTUNE, A NOVELM. E. BRADDON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HAYMAKER

  • bout
  • duel
  • fight
  • fight game
  • fistic sport
  • fisticuffs
  • haymaker
  • match
  • prizefighting
  • pugilism
  • slugfest
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.