Definitions for pugilistˈpyu dʒə lɪst
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pu•gi•listˈpyu dʒə lɪst(n.)
a person who fights with the fists; a boxer, usu. a professional.
Origin of pugilist:
1780–90; < L pugil (see pugilism ) + -ist
someone who fights with his fists for sport
One who fights with his fists; especially a professional prize fighter; a boxer.
one who fights with his fists; esp., a professional prize fighter; a boxer
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A close-fisted party who is often roped in but never gives up till he's out.
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