HyperDic: gladiator

English > 2 senses of the word gladiator:
NOUNperson gladiator(ancient Rome) a professional combatant or a captive who entertained the public by engaging in mortal combat
person gladiator, prizefightera professional boxer
gladiator > pronunciation
Soundsglae'diyey.ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > gladiator: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(ancient Rome) a professional combatant or a captive who entertained the public by engaging in mortal combat.
CategoryantiquityThe historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
RegionRome, Roma, Eternal City, Italian capital, capital of ItalyCapital and largest city of Italy
Broadercombatant, battler, belligerent, fighter, scrappersomeone who fights (or is fighting)
Spanishbestiario, gladiador
Catalangladiador
Adjectivesgladiatorialof or relating to or resembling gladiators or their combat
English > gladiator: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA professional boxer.
Synonymprizefighter
InstancesAli, Muhammad Ali, Cassius Clay, Cassius Marcellus ClayUnited States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
Corbett, Jim Corbett, James John Corbett, Gentleman JimUnited States heavyweight boxing champion (1866-1933)
Dempsey, Jack Dempsey, William Harrison Dempsey, Manassa MaulerUnited States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion (1895-1983)
Liston, Sonny Liston, Charles ListonUnited States prizefighter who lost his world heavyweight championship to Cassius Clay in 1964 (1932-1970)
Louis, Joe Louis, Joseph Louis BarrowUnited States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981)
Marciano, Rocco Marciano, Rocky MarcianoUnited States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship in 1952 (1924-1969)
Robinson, Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Robinson, Walker SmithUnited States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)
Tunney, Gene Tunney, James Joseph TunneyUnited States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship by defeating Jack Dempsey twice (1898-1978)
Tyson, Mike Tyson, Michael Gerald TysonUnited States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion (born in 1966)
NarrowerfeatherweightA professional boxer who weighs between 123 and 126 pounds
heavyweightA professional boxer who weighs more than 190 pounds
light heavyweight, cruiserweightA professional boxer who weighs between 169 and 175 pounds
lightweightA professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
middleweightA professional boxer who weighs between 155 and 160 pounds
welterweightA professional boxer who weighs between 141 and 147 pounds
Broaderboxer, pugilistsomeone who fights with his fists for sport
Spanishaspirante al título, boxeador profesional, gladiador

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