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ringside

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noun ring·side \ ˈriŋ-ˌsīd \

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


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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


RINGSIDE Defined for English Language Learners

ringside

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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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