punch-drunk


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  • adj

Synonyms for punch-drunk

Synonyms for punch-drunk

dazed from or as if from repeated blows

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In Punch-Drunk Love, Adam Sandler plays the role of Barry Egan in what has been called a "soulful, pained-behind-the-eyes performance a portrait of disconnected modern man" (Pierce, 2003).
Some [conservative Democrats], to me, appear to be punch-drunk because they're not clear on the fact that DLC members lost--McCurdy in Oklahoma lost, Sasser in Tennessee lost.
Never Submit" is an inspirational tale similar to "Rocky," but the lead character is an intelligent young man (as are most fighters competing in this sport) rather than a beaten-down punch-drunk fighter.
But Punch-Drunk Comedy, based in Blyth, have rallied behind Bradley, his mum Terrie Maddison and her partner Peter Tate Jnr, by promising to donate 10% of all ticket sales from tonight's show to Bradley's Smile Trust.
Punch-Drunk Comedy, at Newsham Side-Club, will feature Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Phil Nichol and Jason Cook - creator of the BBC Two sitcom Hebburn.
The New Lodge outfit were given something of a rude awakening in the first half by the Steel Cup finalists, and found themselves punch-drunk and 3-0 down inside the first 25 minutes.
If the beleaguered Taoiseach proved one thing this week, it's that he will battle on to the last, like a punch-drunk boxer who can't even see what he's swinging at.
A side-splitting clip of the former England boss talking about FC Twente and sounding like he's auditioning for Van der Valk has had more hits than a punch-drunk boxer since it went on YouTube.
Bet Celtic fans felt like a stiff drink after another punch-drunk display
Last week's winner was Damian Roberts from Wrexham who had Bill Kenwright saying: "We've no history of helping out punch-drunk heavyweights here.
It was a dramatic, swirling, punch-drunk game that represented the boldest and the best that English football has to offer.
BOXING historian Stuart Templeton left his nine rivals punch-drunk when selecting Never Without Me, a 12-1 winner at Leicester, as his third choice on day three of the second heat of the Racing Post's Search For A Tipster competition.
And Liverpool fight fans who attended the dinner show at the Adelphi with Hearns last year will recall he's already a little punch-drunk.
Despite never having been a big Kiss fan, I've never not remembered the band's secret name and the guy who clued me in; and when my eye fell on an adorable snapshot of Steven Shearer beaming in full regalia (black-and-white makeup, Klingon-like costume) amid the long wall of photos and photocopies that make up Scrap #2, 2003, I felt punch-drunk love.
Supplemented by Super-8 film, Ana Buitrago's somber self-described Solo para Mujer Deshabitada ("portrait of an uninhabited woman") switched between surges of multilevel motion and punch-drunk listlessness.