Synonyms for punchy

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Beautiful place, Punchy, and the mountain air seems to come down with the water and fill you full of strength.

Bagsby was a punchy man, with a bald head, and a nose which betokened his habitual addiction to the fiery grape of Portugal.

The wind would almost tear the roof off, and Punchy howled—he thought he was dying, too, maybe.

I get another cuffing around but I am too punchy already to feel anything.

WORD ORIGIN

"nervously anxious; irritable from fatigue," 1937, from punch (v.) + -y (2). Perhaps originally a shortening of punch-drunk. Related: Punchily; punchiness.

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