technical knockout

noun
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

Definition of technical knockout

: 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.

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First Known Use of technical knockout

1909


TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT Defined for English Language Learners

technical knockout

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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