Definition of "slugfest" [slugfest]

  • Slang A fight marked by an extended exchange of heavy blows. (noun)
  • Baseball Slang A game in which there are many hits and runs scored. (noun)

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Use "slugfest" in a sentence
  • "Linesmen: SummaryBack to topDevils win slugfest over Rangers 8-5"
  • "It's going to be a slugfest, and a slugfest from the baseline."
  • "HBO's hit late-night boxing series features a junior welterweight title slugfest and a light heavyweight championship showdown when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: DEVON"