HyperDic: pugilist

English > 1 sense of the word pugilist:
NOUNperson pugilist, boxersomeone who fights with his fists for sport
pugilist > pronunciation
Soundspyuw'jhahlihst
Rhymesabortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > pugilist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who fights with his fists for sport.
Synonymboxer
NarrowerbantamweightAn amateur boxer who weighs no more than 119 pounds
featherweightAn amateur boxer who weighs no more than 126 pounds
flyweightAn amateur boxer who weighs no more than 112 pounds
heavyweightAn amateur boxer who weighs no more than 201 pounds
junior featherweightweighs no more than 122 pounds
junior lightweightweighs no more than 130 pounds
junior middleweightweighs no more than 154 pounds
junior welterweightweighs no more than 140 pounds
light flyweightAn amateur boxer who weighs no more than 106 pounds
light heavyweightAn amateur boxer who weighs no more than 179 pounds
light middleweightAn amateur boxer who weighs no more than 156 pounds
light welterweightAn amateur boxer who weighs no more than 140 pounds
lightweightAn amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds
middleweightAn amateur boxer who weighs no more than 165 pounds
prizefighter, gladiatorA professional boxer
punchersomeone who delivers punches
slugger, sloggerA boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches
sparring partner, sparring mateA boxer who spars with another boxer who is training for an important fight
stumblebum, palookaA second-rate prize fighter
super heavyweightAn amateur boxer who weighs more than 201 pounds
welterweightAn amateur boxer who weighs no more than 148 pounds
Broadercombatant, battler, belligerent, fighter, scrappersomeone who fights (or is fighting)
Spanishboxeadora, boxeador, pugilista, púgil
Catalanboxador, boxejador, pugilista, púgil
Adjectivespugilisticof or relating to pugilism or pugilists
Nounspugilismfighting with the fists

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