n. stuffed bag that is made to be punched with the fists as training or as an exercise (particularly used by boxers)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • punchbag — [[t]pʌ̱ntʃbæg[/t]] punchbags also punch bag N COUNT A punchbag is a heavy leather bag, filled with a firm material, that hangs on a rope. Punchbags are used by boxers and other sportsmen for exercise and training. [BRIT] (in AM, use punching bag) …   English dictionary

  • punchbag — UK [ˈpʌntʃˌbæɡ] / US noun [countable] Word forms punchbag : singular punchbag plural punchbags British 1) a large heavy bag hanging from a rope, that you hit for exercise 2) someone who is always blamed when things go wrong, even for things that… …   English dictionary

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