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See definition of uppercut on Dictionary.com
  • as inblow
  • as inhit
  • as inhit

synonyms for uppercut

  • bump
  • concussion
  • impact
  • jab
  • jolt
  • kick
  • punch
  • shock
  • slap
  • stroke
  • KO
  • bang
  • bash
  • bat
  • belt
  • biff
  • blindside
  • bop
  • buffet
  • clip
  • clout
  • clump
  • collision
  • crack
  • cut
  • ding
  • jar
  • knock
  • knockout
  • lick
  • percussion
  • poke
  • pound
  • rap
  • slam
  • slug
  • smack
  • smash
  • sock
  • strike
  • swat
  • swing
  • swipe
  • thrust
  • thump
  • thwack
  • wallop
  • whack
  • whomp
  • zap
  • knuckle sandwich
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How to use uppercut in a sentence

A swooping uppercut just misses the chin of Jones, who continues to clinch to keep Tyson at bay.
IN AN ENTERTAINING SPECTACLE, MIKE TYSON AND ROY JONES JR. BATTLE TO A DRAW IN LOS ANGELESGENE WANGNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He feinted, and drove a vicious uppercut to the jaw of Dr. Friedrich von Stein.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, NOVEMBER, 1930VARIOUS
Don Mathers gripped his hands together into a double fist and brought them upward in a vicious uppercut.
MEDAL OF HONORDALLAS MCCORD REYNOLDS
Ponta hurled himself upon him with terrific force, delivering an uppercut and a straight punch.
THE GAMEJACK LONDON
Then, in the breakaways, he began to uppercut Ponta on the stomach, or to hook his jaw or strike straight out upon the mouth.
THE GAMEJACK LONDON
For while they had been lost in the smother of dust, Taylor had landed a deadening uppercut on the big mans chin.
THE RANCHMANCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
Russell, shifting at the last second from a clutch, seeing Mormon charging, swung a vicious uppercut.
RIMROCK TRAILJ. ALLAN DUNN
At last he went down from an uppercut, and stayed down, breathing heavily, a badly thrashed man.
MAVERICKSWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Then it was give and take for awhile, until Frank saw his chance, and aimed a sharp uppercut at Hanks chin.
TWO BOYS OF THE BATTLESHIPFRANK V. WEBSTER
He side-stepped, and tapped him lightly; he uppercut him when he made a bull rush, so that his head lifted as if on a hinge.
AT START AND FINISHWILLIAM LINDSEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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