cockfight

noun cock·fight \ ˈkäk-ˌfīt \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of cockfight

: a contest in which gamecocks usually fitted with metal spurs are pitted against each other

cockfighting

play \-ˌfī-tiŋ\ adjective or noun

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First Known Use of cockfight

circa 1566


COCKFIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

cockfight

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Definition of cockfight for English Language Learners

  • : a fight between roosters that people watch for entertainment



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