AskDefine | Define boxer

Dictionary Definition



1 someone who fights with his fists for sport [syn: pugilist]
2 a workman employed to pack things into containers [syn: packer, bagger]
3 a member of a nationalistic Chinese secret society that led an unsuccessful rebellion in 1900 against foreign interests in China
4 a breed of stocky medium-sized short-haired dog with a brindled coat and square-jawed muzzle developed in Germany

User Contributed Dictionary



-er box


  • a UK /ˈbɒksə/, /"bQks@/
  • a US , /ˈbɑːksɚ/, /"bA:ks@`/
  • Rhymes with: -ɒksə(r)


  1. A participant (fighter) in a boxing match.
  2. A breed of stocky, medium-sized, short-haired dog with a square-jawed muzzle.
  3. The person running a game of two-up.

Related terms


participant in a boxing match
breed of dog

See also


Etymology 1


  • /bɔk.sɛʁ/


fr-noun m
  1. boxer (dog)

Etymology 2


  • /bɔ


  1. to box
Related terms

Extensive Definition

Boxer may refer to:
boxer in Czech: Boxer
boxer in German: Boxer
boxer in Spanish: Boxer
boxer in Esperanto: Boksero
boxer in French: Boxer
boxer in Galician: Bóxer
boxer in Italian: Boxer
boxer in Hebrew: בוקסר
boxer in Dutch: Bokser
boxer in Japanese: ボクサー
boxer in Norwegian: Boxer (andre betydninger)
boxer in Polish: Bokser
boxer in Russian: Боксёр
boxer in Slovak: Boxer
boxer in Slovenian: Boxer
boxer in Serbian: Боксер
boxer in Turkish: Boxer
boxer in Ukrainian: Боксер

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Chinese boxer, bantamweight, black belt, brown belt, bruiser, featherweight, fighter, fisticuffer, flyweight, heavyweight, karate expert, light heavyweight, lightweight, middleweight, palooka, prizefighter, pug, pugilist, savate expert, sparrer, welterweight
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