What does punching bag mean?

Definitions for punching bag
punch·ing bag

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. punching bag(noun)

    a person on whom another person vents their anger

    "he resigned because his boss used him as a punching bag"

  2. punching bag, punch bag, punching ball, punchball(noun)

    an inflated ball or bag that is suspended and punched for training in boxing

Wiktionary

  1. punching bag(Noun)

    A device, consisting of a tough cloth bag over sand or other material, used to practice punching.

  2. punching bag(Noun)

    A person serving as an object of abuse.

Wikipedia

  1. Punching bag

    A punching bag (or, British English, punchbag) is a sturdy bag designed to be repeatedly punched. A punching bag is usually cylindrical, and filled with various materials of corresponding hardness.

Freebase

  1. Punching bag

    A punching bag is a sturdy bag designed to be repeatedly punched. A punching bag is usually cylindrical, and filled with various materials of corresponding hardness.

How to pronounce punching bag?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say punching bag in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of punching bag in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of punching bag in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of punching bag in a Sentence

  1. Laura McQuade:

    Kansans and their health care providers are not Mr. Brownback's punching bag and we will fight back.

  2. Bill Daley:

    I don't think the President's just going to sit there and be a punching bag for the next year or two for these characters.

  3. Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic:

    Serbia will not allow itself to be blackmailed, humiliated or disrespected by anyone, serbia will never be anyone's punching bag.

  4. Gadeir Abbas:

    There has been nothing like this ever, for the Muslim community to be regularly the punching bag of the president of the United States.

  5. Michael Cohen:

    I will not be a punching bag as part of anyone's defense strategy, i am not a villain of this story and I will not allow others to try to depict me that way.

Images & Illustrations of punching bag

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