technical knockout


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

Full Definition of TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT

:  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

  1. He has 10 knockouts and 6 technical knockouts.
  2. He won by technical knockout.

First Known Use of TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT

1921

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