technical knockout noun
: an occurrence in which a fighter wins a boxing match when an opponent is unable to continue to fight usually because of injuries
: the termination of a boxing match when a boxer is unable or is declared by the referee to be unable (as because of injuries) to continue the fight —called also TKO
Examples of TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT
- He has 10 knockouts and 6 technical knockouts.
- He won by technical knockout.
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