Definitions for pugilistˈpyu dʒə lɪst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pu•gi•listˈpyu dʒə lɪst(n.)

  1. a person who fights with the fists; a boxer, usu. a professional.

    Category: Sport

Origin of pugilist:

1780–90; < L pugil (see pugilism ) + -ist


Princeton's WordNet

  1. boxer, pugilist(noun)

    someone who fights with his fists for sport


  1. pugilist(Noun)

    One who fights with his fists; especially a professional prize fighter; a boxer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pugilist(noun)

    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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