(noun, verb)


1. a return punch (especially by a boxer)

Similar word(s): counter, parry

Definition categories: act, biff, clout, lick, poke, punch, slug


1. (boxing) To deliver a punch designed to exploit an opponent's momentary defensive weakness caused by a punch thrown by the opponent.

2. To deliver a competitive response to an opponent designed to exploit a weakness created by the opponent's offensive efforts.