What does sparring mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sparring(noun)

    an argument in which the participants are trying to gain some advantage

  2. spar, sparring(noun)

    making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer


  1. sparring(Noun)

    The act of sparring.

    We'll do some sparring to apply what we've discussed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sparring

    of Spar


  1. Sparring

    Sparring is a form of training common to many combat sports. Although the precise form varies, it is essentially relatively 'free-form' fighting, with enough rules, customs, or agreements to make injuries unlikely. By extension, argumentative debate is sometimes called "verbal sparring".


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sparring in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sparring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Walter Schmidt:

    You'll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.

Images & Illustrations of sparring

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