Definition of boxing in English:


Syllabification: box·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbäksiNG


  • The sport or practice of fighting with the fists, especially with padded gloves in a roped square ring according to prescribed rules.
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    • Great Harwood took a different angle and staged a boxing, wrestling and weight-lifting contest on the cricket field.
    • As for what goes on in the ring, the actual boxing can be a lot of fun.
    • Through practising the boxing, people can build up their body and improve the physical defence against disease.
    pugilism, the sweet science, fighting, sparring, fisticuffs; kick-boxing, prizefighting

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