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pugilist

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noun pu·gi·list \ˈpyü-jə-list\

Simple Definition of pugilist

  • : a professional boxer

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pugilist

  1. :  fighter; especially :  a professional boxer

Examples of pugilist in a sentence

  1. <a pugilist with the trademark of the boxing ring: a nose that showed signs of having been broken on more than one occasion>



1790

First Known Use of pugilist

1790

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