pugilist

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noun pu·gi·list \ˈpyü-jə-list\

Definition of pugilist

  1. :  fighter; especially :  a professional boxer

Examples of pugilist in a Sentence

  1. a pugilist with the trademark of the boxing ring: a nose that showed signs of having been broken on more than one occasion

Circa 1740

First Known Use of pugilist

circa 1740

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PUGILIST Defined for English Language Learners

pugilist

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noun pu·gi·list \ˈpyü-jə-list\

Definition of pugilist for English Language Learners

  • : a professional boxer


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