HyperDic: boxing

English > 2 senses of the word boxing:
NOUNactboxing, pugilism, fisticuffsfighting with the fists
actboxing, packingthe enclosure of something in a package or box
boxing > pronunciation
Soundsbaa'ksihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > boxing: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningfighting with the fists.
Synonymspugilism, fisticuffs
Category ofbelow the beltdisregarding the rules (from the notion of an illegal low blow in boxing)
boxing equipmentequipment used in boxing
boxing glove, gloveboxing equipment consisting of big and padded coverings for the fists of the fighters
boxing ring, prize ringA square ring where boxers fight
clinch(boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily
count outdeclare the loser
cutMove (one's fist)
decision(boxing) a victory won on points when no knockout has occurred
hookhit with a hook
mouthpiece, gumshield(especially boxing) equipment that protects an athlete's mouth
punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug(boxing) a blow with the fist
sidestepA step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)
take the count, remain downBe counted out
NarrowerfightA boxing or wrestling match
in-fightingboxing at close quarters
professional boxingboxing for money
rope-a-dopeA boxing tactic
spar, sparringmaking the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms
Broadercontact sportA sport that necessarily involves body contact between opposing players
Spanishboxeo, pugilismo, puñetazos
Catalanboxa, pugilisme
Verbsboxhit with the fist
boxengage in a boxing match
English > boxing: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe enclosure of something in a package or box.
Synonympacking
NarrowerbundlingThe act of binding something into a bundle
Broaderenclosure, enclosing, envelopment, inclosureThe act of enclosing something inside something else
Spanishembalaje, empaque, empaquetado
Catalanembalatge
Verbsboxput into a box

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