look up any word, like blumpkin:
 
4.
See fisticuffs.

Originates in England.
Flippin' 'eck, Tucker, there's a punchup 'appenin' in the gym!
by Montesquieu April 08, 2004
 
1.
A Non-American term meaning 'Massive Fight'.
'I got in a massive punch up yesterday.'
by Psionic22 February 06, 2010
 
2.
Slang (Mainly Brit.)


Slugging Fist-fight which will often involve fairly even numbers and teams of around 5-10 a piece (usually, there are exceptions such as major punch-ups). The fight will continue until either all competitiors have ejected themselves but the victor, or until a form of authority has arrived to separate everyone.
We had a punch-up in the local park over the weekend.
by Gumba Gumba February 27, 2004
 
3.
usually a school yard fight with someone trying to defend their honor or someone elses. the original people involved dont actually have much to do with the eventual fight, but there are usually more than 3 or 4 a side, and they are not always even
girl 1: did u see that punch up after skool today?
girl 2: yea with dave and that! dave was protecting greg when tom started on him and arranged a fight outside!
by loodie March 17, 2005
 
5.
(n) 1)The act of a male being sexually relieved by hand. The hand is to form a loosely clenched fist where which the penis is inserted. With constant grip the penis is stroked up and downward until ejaculation.
2)The much enjoyed ending to an oriental massage. Also known as a Happy ending.
I tell you, I'm so stressed out. I could go for a punch up at the West Garden Spa.
by Taco17 February 22, 2008
 
6.
Making jokes at the expense of someone who is of a higher level of power in terms of status or privilege.
Racist jokes, rape jokes, gay jokes, are all punching down, because they are all at the expense of the groups with less power. If you flip them around, and make the dominant group the target instead, it is funny to punch up.
by whimsyDances September 12, 2014