Noun(1) someone who fights with his fists for sport
(1) The pint-sized pugilist carved a niche in the local professional fight game, a victory which catapulted him into the record books.(2) Remember that if he wasn't playing football, Hall would be a professional pugilist and probably a bloody good one given that he can knock a player down, even when he didn't mean to throw the punch!(3) When Sonny did embark on a comeback he went to Europe and reeled off a series of wins against some non-threatening pugilists .(4) The pair will undergo intensive training for a month in secret gyms in the South East under the wings of some of British boxing's finest trainers - before coming together for three rounds of power-packed pugilism .(5) Her continued efforts at world pugilistic dominance recommence on Jan.16 in championships in Pointe Claire, where she'll be battling again to maintain her ranking.(6) While not the gritty young pugilists often associated with old-school boxing gyms such as Gleason's, the men exemplify the type of boxer who has become a mainstay of New York's traditional fight halls.(7) Across the Channel English boxing, or pugilism , had of course already been in existence for well over two centuries.(8) Buried in his pugilistic proclamation - in which he also declared war on ├ö├ç├┐nonviolent civil disobedience├ö├ç├û - was a curious invitation.(9) Political infighting rarely comes to real fisticuffs, but the Scottish Tories at their Dundee conference this weekend were clearly being inspired by pugilistic events going on at Hampden.(10) Finding no solace at home, he is taunted, bullied and beaten by a pugilistic stepfather and eventually sent by his sympathetic, but passive, mother to a private boarding school to study his sixth form.(11) We were nine USA Olympic Champion pugilists competing in the 1960 Rome Olympic Games.(12) He once played a competitive basketball match the day of a fight, and in conversations with reporters he much prefers to discuss his collection of fighting chickens than anything remotely concerned with pugilism of the human variety.(13) It was clear the spirit of pugilism had left New Orleans.(14) The city would ultimately become the first in the country to attempt to truly legitimize pugilism by sanctioning it in 1890.(15) A favorite uncle provided pointers on pugilistic defenses against bullies - namely her father, who was the first regular bully in her life.
1. boxer ::
2. fighter ::
4. bruiser ::
5. pug ::
Different Formspugilist, pugilistic, pugilists
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