AskDefine | Define punchy

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Adjective

  1. Having a punch; effective; forceful; spirited; vigorous.
  2. figurative of a person Being over-reactive to routine events.
  3. A term used by Nordic skiers (especially skate skiers) to describe groomed snow that does not support the weight of a skier, especially when the skier’s weight is all on one ski. The term refers to the undesirable event of a ski punching through the surface of the snow, probably causing the skier to fall. The snow on a ski trail is most likely to be punchy on the day following a moderate or heavy snow storm.

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