Definition of boxing in English:

boxing

Line breaks: box¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbɒksɪŋ
 
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noun

The sport or practice of fighting with the fists, especially with padded gloves in a roped square ring according to prescribed rules (the Queensberry Rules).
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
pugilism, fighting, sparring, fisticuffs; kick-boxing, Thai boxing, prizefighting, bare-knuckle boxing/fighting; the ring, the prize ring
archaic the noble art/science (of self defence)

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