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Definition 1: (boxing) a blow with the fist - [noun denoting act]

Samples where biff or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I gave him a clout on his nose

Synonyms for biff in the sense of this definition

(biff is a kind of ...) a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

"a blow on the head"

(... is a kind of biff ) a return punch (especially by a boxer)

(... is a kind of biff ) a hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxing

(... is a kind of biff ) a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent

(... is a kind of biff ) a quick short straight punch

(... is a kind of biff ) a short chopping blow to the back of the neck

(... is a kind of biff ) an unexpected punch

(biff belongs to category ...) fighting with the fists

Definition 2: strike, usually with the fist - [verb of contact]

Samples where biff or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators

Synonyms for biff in the sense of this definition

(biff is a kind of ...) deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

"He hit her hard in the face"

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