Definition of prizefight in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈprʌɪzfʌɪt/


A boxing match, typically an unlicensed one, fought for prize money.
Example sentences
  • The physical toll of a prizefight is often not apparent immediately following the contest.
  • Like hitting the slot machine right and watching coins come spilling out, a major prizefight is similar in that regard.
  • The most important prizefight in boxing's history would take place on Boxing's biggest stage - Madison Square Garden.



Pronunciation: /ˈprʌɪzfʌɪtə/
Example sentences
  • All three prizefighters were so naturally talented that they would've won Gold while boxing in blindfolds.
  • So since you have replaced your law career with a career as a prizefighter, do you have some other aspirations when you leave boxing?
  • Seemingly as vibrant as the day he first stepped into the ring, this is one prizefighter who just cannot be broken.


Pronunciation: /ˈprʌɪzfʌɪtɪŋ/
Example sentences
  • In its heyday, boxing was known as prizefighting, a sporting event that is rich in history and culture.
  • That said, modern boxing appears almost genteel alongside its prizefighting predecessor in which bareknuckled pugilists fought to exhaustion, with fights often lasting several hours.
  • If his radical Professional Boxing Act becomes law, it could significantly alter how prizefighting is conducted around the world.

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