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Box·er

 (bŏk′sər)
n.
A member of a secret society in China that unsuccessfully attempted in 1900 to drive foreigners from the country by violence and force Chinese Christians to renounce their religion.

[Approximate translation of Chinese (Mandarin) (yìhé) quán, (righteous harmonious) fists, name of a secret political organization.]

box·er 1

 (bŏk′sər)
n.
1. Sports One who fights with the fists as a sport.
2. boxers Boxer shorts.

box·er 2

 (bŏk′sər)
n.
One that packs items in boxes.

box·er 3

 (bŏk′sər)
n.
A medium-sized, short-haired dog of a breed developed in Germany, having a brownish coat and a short, square-jawed muzzle.

[German, from English boxer (from its pugnacious nature).]

boxer

(ˈbɒksə)
n
1. (Boxing) a person who boxes, either professionally or as a hobby; pugilist
2. (Breeds) a medium-sized smooth-haired breed of dog with a short nose and a docked tail

Boxer

(ˈbɒksə)
n
(Historical Terms)
a. a member of a nationalistic Chinese secret society that led an unsuccessful rebellion in 1900 against foreign interests in China
b. (as modifier): the Boxer Rebellion.
[C18: rough translation of Chinese I Ho Ch'üan, literally: virtuous harmonious fist, altered from I Ho T'uan virtuous harmonious society]

box•er

(ˈbɒk sər)

n.
1. a person who fights as a sport, usu. with gloved fists, according to set rules.
2. any of a German breed of stocky, shorthaired dogs with a short, square muzzle, a brindled or tan coat, and a docked tail.
3. boxers, sc boxer shorts.
[1735–45]

Box•er

(ˈbɒk sər)

n.
a member of a Chinese secret society that carried on an unsuccessful uprising in 1900 (Box′er Rebel′lion).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boxer - someone who fights with his fists for sportboxer - someone who fights with his fists for sport
bantamweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 119 pounds
slugger, slogger - a boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches
battler, belligerent, combatant, fighter, scrapper - someone who fights (or is fighting)
featherweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 126 pounds
flyweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 112 pounds
heavyweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 201 pounds
junior featherweight - weighs no more than 122 pounds
junior lightweight - weighs no more than 130 pounds
junior middleweight - weighs no more than 154 pounds
junior welterweight - weighs no more than 140 pounds
light flyweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 106 pounds
light heavyweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 179 pounds
light middleweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 156 pounds
lightweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds
light welterweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 140 pounds
middleweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 165 pounds
prizefighter, gladiator - a professional boxer
puncher - someone who delivers punches
sparring mate, sparring partner - a boxer who spars with another boxer who is training for an important fight
palooka, stumblebum - a second-rate prize fighter
super heavyweight - an amateur boxer who weighs more than 201 pounds
welterweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 148 pounds
2.boxer - a workman employed to pack things into containersboxer - a workman employed to pack things into containers
working man, working person, workingman, workman - an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
3.Boxer - a member of a nationalistic Chinese secret society that led an unsuccessful rebellion in 1900 against foreign interests in China
Chinese - a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China
4.boxer - a breed of stocky medium-sized short-haired dog with a brindled coat and square-jawed muzzle developed in Germany
working dog - any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs

boxer

noun fighter, pugilist, prizefighter, sparrer At school he had wanted to be a boxer.
Translations
boxer
bokser
nyrkkeilijäbokseri
boksač
ökölvívó
hnefaleikari, boxari
ボクサー
권투 선수
pugil
boxer
boksar
boxare
นักมวย
võ sỹ quyền Anh

boxer

[ˈbɒksəʳ]
A. N
1. (Sport) → boxeador(a) m/f
2. (= dog) → bóxer mf
B. CPD boxer shorts NPLcalzones mpl

boxer

[ˈbɒksər] n
(= person) → boxeur m
(= dog) → boxer mboxer shorts nplcaleçon m, boxer-short mbox file nboîte f à archives

boxer

n
(Sport) → Boxer m
(= dog)Boxer m

boxer

[ˈbɒksəʳ] n (Sport) → pugile m, boxeur m inv; (dog) → boxer m inv

box2

(boks) verb
to fight (someone) with the fists. Years ago, fighters used to box without wearing padded gloves.
noun
a blow on the ear with the hand.
ˈboxer noun
He's a champion boxer.
ˈboxing noun
the sport of fighting with the fists.
ˈboxing-glove noun
a boxer's padded glove.
ˈboxing-match noun

boxer

مُلاكِم boxer bokser Boxer πυγμάχος boxeador nyrkkeilijä boxeur boksač pugile ボクサー 권투 선수 bokser bokser bokser boxeador, pugilista боксер boxare นักมวย boksör võ sỹ quyền Anh 拳师
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