1. An incompetent or untalented boxer
2. A stupid, oafish or clumsy person.
While Butch waits for his smokes, Vincent just sips his
coffee, staring at him. Butch looks over at him.
Lookin’ at somethin’, friend?
You ain’t my friend, palooka.
Butch does a slow turn toward Vincent.
What was that?
I think ya heard me just fine, punchy.
From the post: English Vocabulary from the movie “Pulp Fiction”
Source: Pulp Fiction Script at IMSDb (imsdb.com)