- na blow from a fist, punch in the mouth or face. A humorous phrase which is often used in unfunny situations in all English-speaking countries. The expres-sion dates from before World War II when it probably originated in a euphe-mism such as 'feed someone a knuckle sandwich'.
Contemporary slang . 2014.
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Knuckle sandwich — may refer to: *Knuckle sandwich, a slang term for a punch * Knuckle Sandwich, a song by Danger Mouse and Jemini from their 2003 album Ghetto Pop Life … Wikipedia
knuckle sandwich — ► NOUN informal ▪ a punch in the mouth … English terms dictionary
knuckle sandwich — n. a blow struck in the teeth or mouth. □ How would you like a knuckle sandwich? □ He threatened to give me a knuckle sandwich … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
knuckle sandwich — noun slang : a punch in the mouth * * * ˌknuckle ˈsandwich [knuckle sandwich] noun (slang) a punch in the mouth … Useful english dictionary
knuckle sandwich — noun A punch to the face, especially to the mouth. OKKIE. (Raises his fist, kissing the knuckles menacingly follows her to bottom of steps.) How would you like a knuckle sandwich? … Wiktionary
Knuckle sandwich — If somebody offers you a knuckle sandwich you d be best to decline the offer and leave at the next convenient moment. It isn t some British culinary delight they re about to thump you in the face … The American's guide to speaking British
knuckle sandwich — np A punch in the mouth. Shut up or I ll give you a knuckle sandwich. 1940s … Historical dictionary of American slang
knuckle sandwich — n. blow or punch to the mouth; punch in the teeth (e.g.: I asked you to stop bothering me, are you looking for a knuckle sandwich? ) … English contemporary dictionary
knuckle sandwich — American a punch in the face An equivalent of bunch of fives which uses the same imagery: First the velvet glove, then the knuckle sandwich. (Sanders, 1977) … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms
knuckle sandwich — Slang. a punch in the mouth with a clenched fist. [1970 75] * * * … Universalium