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Meaning of DUELIST

Pronunciation:  'dooulist

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person who fights duels
 

DUELIST is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dueler, dueller, duellist
 
 See Also: adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Du"el*ist\, n. [F. duelliste.]
One who fights in single combat. [Written also {duellist}.]

      A duelist . . . always values himself upon his courage,
      his sense of honor, his fidelity and friendship.
                                               --Hume.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: battler, belligerent, belted knight, bickerer, blade, bravo, brawler, bully, bullyboy, combatant, competitor, contender, contestant, disputant, enforcer, fencer, feuder, fighter, fighting cock, foilsman, gamecock, gladiator, goon, gorilla, hatchet man, hood, hoodlum, hooligan, jouster, knight, militant, plug-ugly, quarreler, rioter, rival, rough, rowdy, ruffian, sabreur, scrapper, scuffler, squabbler, strong arm, strong-arm man, strong-armer, struggler, swashbuckler, sword, swordplayer, swordsman, thug, tilter, tough, tussler, wrangler
 

 

 

 

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