Definition of cornerman in English:


Syllabification: cor·ner·man
Pronunciation: /ˈkôrnərˌman

noun (plural cornermen)

  • A person whose job is to assist a boxer or wrestler at the corner between rounds.
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    • His cornermen were unable to stop the bleeding between rounds, and the southpaw fought the entire second round with blood streaming down his face.
    • Everyplace you looked, you'd see cornermen like Charley Goldman, with a stub of a cigar in the corner of his mouth, tending to a fighter.
    • I'm entering the ring with no robe, just black shorts and my cornermen around me.

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