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Definition of "boxer" []

  • Sports One who fights with the fists as a sport. (noun)
  • Boxer shorts. (noun)
  • One that packs items in boxes. (noun)
  • A medium-sized, short-haired dog of a breed developed in Germany, having a brownish coat and a short, square-jawed muzzle. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "boxer" in a sentence
  • "These engines are flat engines with the piston reciprocating horizontally as if they are boxing hence the term boxer engines."
  • "The Commission on Elections says the boxer is ahead in the count in the southern province of Sarangani, where only about half of 300,000 registered voters cast ballots Monday due to a day-long downpour."
  • "If the boxer is wearing her Citronella collar and the mix isn't, the mix will run up to the boxer, bark in her ear, and set off the boxer's collar."