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Definition of "haymaker" [hay•mak•er]

  • Slang A powerful blow with the fist. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "haymaker" in a sentence
  • "MM, a haymaker is a wild punch or a piece of machinery."
  • "Then the Wolves took a haymaker from the Pacers in the first 14 minutes."
  • "It was one of those blows that is often described as a haymaker, and it made hay."