haymaker definition

  • noun:
    • Slang a strong blow with the fist.
    • one or machine which harvests or prepares high grass for use as pet fodder.
    • a really effective punch, especially the one which knocks down an opponent, tossed like a scythe cut for cutting hay, as farming haymakers used to have powerful arms.
    • Any decisive blow, shock, or powerful activity.
    • person who cuts and cures hay.
    • A machine for curing hay in rainy weather condition.
    • A forceful punch that causes someone being knocked-down or knocked out.
    • person who cuts and dries grass for use as fodder; specifically, in England, one who follows the mowers and tosses the lawn over to dry it.
    • An apparatus for drying out and curing hay.
    • plural a type of country-dance. Also referred to as haymakers' jig.
    • a hard punch that makes the adversary struggling to continue boxing
    • a farm machine that treats hay resulting in faster plus drying out

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