Definition of kick-boxing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkik ˌbäksiNG/
(also kickboxing)


A form of martial art that combines boxing with elements of karate, in particular kicking with bare feet.
Example sentences
  • She was tutored by many professionals to sky-dive, white water raft, handle any kind of weaponry and she was a professional in jujitsu, karate, tae kwon do, kick-boxing and tai-chi.
  • I've been into kick-boxing and karate for several years, and I practice one or the other just about every day.
  • It is a fun packed routine using moves from kick-boxing, karate and aerobics.



Pronunciation: /ˈkikˌbäksər/
Example sentences
  • Similar to boxing, the kick-boxers fight in different weight divisions and with 11 bouts scheduled it should be a tremendous occasion on Saturday night.
  • A York trio of kick-boxers are gunning for British titles - with two of them challenging for the same crown.
  • Both had been kick-boxers and defence was not what they did best.

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Syllabification: kick-box·ing

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