MEANING: noun: A powerful, devastating blow.

ETYMOLOGY: In boxing, a Sunday punch is another name for a knockout punch, one that leaves an opponent unable to continue fighting. It’s not clear what the significance of Sunday is in Sunday punch. It could be because most boxing matches took place on a weekend and/or a Sunday punch supposedly knocked an opponent out till the following week. Earliest documented use: 1915.

SUNDAY LUNCH - what you have instead of Sunday Dinner so you don't get a paunch

SUNDAY PINCH - so you won't fall asleep during the sermon

SUNDAE PUNCH - a yummy dessert made of ice cream with whipped cream and a cherry on top, floating on a large bowl of seltzer water

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