technical knockout

noun

Definition of technical knockout

  1. :  the termination of a boxing match when a boxer is unable or is declared by the referee to be unable (as because of injuries) to continue the fight —called also TKO

Examples of technical knockout in a Sentence

  1. He has 10 knockouts and 6 technical knockouts.

  2. He won by technical knockout.

1909

First Known Use of technical knockout

1909


TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT Defined for English Language Learners

technical knockout

noun

Definition of technical knockout for English Language Learners

  • : an occurrence in which a fighter wins a boxing match when an opponent is unable to continue to fight usually because of injuries


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