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ringside

noun ring·side \ ˈriŋ-ˌsīd \
|Updated on: 4 Jul 2018

Definition of ringside

1 : the area just outside a ring especially in which a contest occurs
2 : a place that affords a close view

Examples of ringside in a Sentence

  1. We were seated at ringside.

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First Known Use of ringside

1849

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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ringside

adjective

Definition of ringside

: being at the ringside
  • a ringside seat

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First Known Use of ringside

1896

in the meaning defined above

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RINGSIDE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of ringside for English Language Learners

  • : the area that is closest to the space used for circus acts, boxing matches, etc. : the seats that are closest to the ring


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