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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A swinging blow directed upward, as to a boxing opponent's chin.
  • transitive & intransitive verb To hit (another) with or deliver an uppercut.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pugilism, an upward blow.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun boxing a swinging blow aimed upwards at the opponent's chin
  • noun cricket a cut shot that sends the ball over the wicket-keeper's head
  • verb To strike with an uppercut

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a swinging blow directed upward (especially at an opponent's chin)

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