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Meaning of BOXER

Pronunciation:  'bâksur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a breed of stocky medium-sized short-haired dog with a brindled coat and square-jawed muzzle developed in Germany
  2. [n]  someone who fights with his fists for sport
  3. [n]  a workman employed to pack things into containers

BOXER is a 5 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bagger, packer, pugilist
 See Also: bantamweight, battler, belligerent, combatant, cruiserweight, featherweight, fighter, flyweight, gladiator, heavyweight, junior featherweight, junior lightweight, junior middleweight, junior welterweight, light heavyweight, lightweight, middleweight, palooka, prizefighter, puncher, scrapper, slogger, slugger, sparring mate, sparring partner, stumblebum, welterweight, working dog, working man, working person, workman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Box"er\ (b[o^]ks"[~e]r), n.
    One who packs boxes.
  2. \Box"er\, n.
    One who boxes; a pugilist.
  3. \Box"er\, n.
    A member of a powerful Chinese organization which committed
    numerous outrages on Europeans and Christian converts in the
    uprising against foreigners in 1900. Various names, as
    ``League of United Patriots'' and ``Great Knife [or Sword]
    Society,'' have been given as the Chinese name of the
    organization; why the members were called Boxers is
Computing Dictionary

1. A visual language by Hal Abelson and Andy diSessa of Berkeley which claims to be the successor to logo. Boxes are used to represent scope.

2. A text editor for ms-dos and microsoft windows.


Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bantamweight, black belt, brown belt, bruiser, Chinese boxer, featherweight, fighter, fisticuffer, flyweight, heavyweight, karate expert, light heavyweight, lightweight, middleweight, palooka, prizefighter, pug, pugilist, savate expert, sparrer, welterweight