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English noun: boxing

1. boxing (act) fighting with the fists


Synonymsfisticuffs, pugilism


Broader (hypernym)contact sport


Narrower (hyponym)fight, in-fighting, professional boxing, rope-a-dope, spar, sparring


Domain category membersbelow the belt, biff, boxing equipment, boxing glove, boxing ring, clinch, clout, count out, cut, decision, glove, gumshield, hook, lick, mouthpiece, poke, prize ring, punch, remain down, sidestep, slug, take the count

2. boxing (act) the enclosure of something in a package or box


Synonymspacking


Broader (hypernym)enclosing, enclosure, envelopment, inclosure


Narrower (hyponym)bundling









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