kickboxing

noun kick·box·ing \ ˈkik-ˌbäk-siŋ \

Definition of kickboxing

: boxing in which boxers are permitted to kick with bare feet as in karate

kickbox

play \ˈkik-ˌbäks\ intransitive verb

kickboxer

play \ˈkik-ˌbäk-sər\ noun

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First Known Use of kickboxing

1971


KICKBOXING Defined for English Language Learners

kickboxing

noun

Definition of kickboxing for English Language Learners

  • : a form of boxing in which fighters are allowed to kick each other with their bare feet


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