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boxer

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This page has 18 definitions of boxer with English translations in 9 languages. Boxer is a noun and verb. Examples of how to use boxer in a sentence are shown. Also define these 16 related words and terms: participant, boxing, breed, stocky, muzzle, internal combustion engine, crankshaft, two-up, letterboxer, spider, palp, boxer, boxer shorts, boxers, box, and bóxer.

See also: Boxer and bóxer

English

Two boxers (fighters) in a boxing match.
A boxer (breed of dog).

Etymology

box +‎ -er

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Noun

boxer (plural boxers)

  1. A participant (fighter) in a boxing match.
    You can tell she's a boxer by looking at her nose.
  2. A breed of stocky, medium-sized, short-haired dog with a square-jawed muzzle.
  3. A type of internal combustion engine in which cylinders are arranged in two banks on either side of a single crankshaft.
  4. The person running a game of two-up.
  5. One who packs boxes.
    • 1917, Vocational Education Survey of Minneapolis, Minn (page 385)
      They look over the boxes that have been packed, pass judgment upon defects detected by the boxers, and O. K. the boxes []
  6. A letterboxer.
    • Letterboxer definition
      One who takes part in the hobby of letterboxing.

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Cebuano

Etymology

Named after its glove-like palps.

Noun

boxer

  1. an unqualified spider in spider fighting, a male with glove-like palps, instead used as a feed

Czech

Noun

boxer m

  1. boxer (participant in a boxing match)

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French

Etymology 1

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Noun

boxer m (plural boxers)

  1. boxer (dog)
  2. boxer shorts, boxers
  3. boxer (engine)

Etymology 2

English box +‎ -er

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Verb

boxer

  1. to box (to fight against (a person) in a boxing match)
    • Box definition
      Senses relating to a three-dimensional object or space.
      1. A cuboid space; a cuboid container, often with a hinged lid. (1 of 29 box definitions)
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Italian

Noun

boxer m (invariable)

  1. boxer shorts

Norman

Etymology

From English box +‎ -er.

Verb

boxer

  1. (Jersey) to box

Portuguese

Noun

boxer m (plural boxers)

  1. boxer (breed of dog)

Romanian

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French boxeur.

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Noun

boxer m (plural boxeri, feminine equivalent boxeră)

  1. boxer (participant in a boxing match)

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Etymology 2

Borrowed from English boxer, French boxer, German Boxer.

Noun

boxer m (plural boxeri)

  1. boxer (breed of dog)

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Spanish

Noun

boxer m (plural boxers)

  1. (proscribed) Alternative spelling of bóxer