Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: boxing
IPA transcription: [b'ɑksɪŋ]
Pronunciations of boxing
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: packing, boxing
    Meaning: the enclosure of something in a package or box
  • Synonyms: boxing, pugilism, fisticuffs
    Meaning: fighting with the fists
Usage examples
  • After that I took up boxing again.
  • Of course boxing should be encouraged in the army and navy.
  • Accordingly I thought it better to acknowledge that I had become an elderly man and would have to stop boxing.
  • "Never!" She said some extremely disagreeable things to him, and, I am sorry to say, ended by boxing his ears.
  • And yet rich men probably have a greater superiority in the science and practise of boxing than they have in military qualities.
  • To this day among some of the barbarians, especially in Asia, when prizes for boxing and wrestling are offered, belts are worn by the combatants.
  • Mr. Tebrick had persuaded her to hunt on Boxing Day, but with great difficulty, and she had not enjoyed it (though of hacking she was fond enough).
  • When I was in the Legislature and was working very hard, with little chance of getting out of doors, all the exercise I got was boxing and wrestling.
  • For we care nothing here for boxing, or for shooting with the bow; but for feasts, and songs, and harping, and dancing, and running races, to stretch our limbs on shore."
  • After a few years I had to abandon boxing as well as wrestling, for in one bout a young captain of artillery cross-countered me on the eye, and the blow smashed the little blood-vessels.
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