shadowbox


shad·ow·box

intransitive verb \ˈsha-dō-ˌbäks, -də-ˌbäks\

: to box with an imaginary opponent as a form of training

Full Definition of SHADOWBOX

:  to box with an imaginary opponent especially as a form of training

Examples of SHADOWBOX

  1. He was shadowboxing to stay in shape.

First Known Use of SHADOWBOX

1924

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