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English noun: boxer

1. boxer (person) someone who fights with his fists for sport


Broader (hypernym)battler, belligerent, combatant, fighter, scrapper

Narrower (hyponym)bantamweight, featherweight, flyweight, gladiator, heavyweight, junior featherweight, junior lightweight, junior middleweight, junior welterweight, light flyweight, light heavyweight, light middleweight, light welterweight, lightweight, middleweight, palooka, prizefighter, puncher, slogger, slugger, sparring mate, sparring partner, stumblebum, super heavyweight, welterweight

2. boxer (person) a workman employed to pack things into containers

Synonymsbagger, packer

Broader (hypernym)working man, working person, workingman, workman

3. Boxer (person) a member of a nationalistic Chinese secret society that led an unsuccessful rebellion in 1900 against foreign interests in China

Broader (hypernym)Chinese

4. boxer (animal) a breed of stocky medium-sized short-haired dog with a brindled coat and square-jawed muzzle developed in Germany

Broader (hypernym)working dog

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