shadowbox

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verb shad·ow·box \ˈsha-dō-ˌbäks, -də-ˌbäks\

Definition of shadowbox

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to box with an imaginary opponent especially as a form of training

Examples of shadowbox in a sentence

  1. He was shadowboxing to stay in shape.

1924

First Known Use of shadowbox

1924


SHADOWBOX Defined for English Language Learners

shadowbox

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verb shad·ow·box \ˈsha-dō-ˌbäks, -də-ˌbäks\

Definition of shadowbox for English Language Learners

  • : to box with an imaginary opponent as a form of training

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