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Definition of "cockfighting" [cock•fight•ing]

  • A gambling blood sport (illegal in most countries) in which two roosters have spikes placed on their feet and are made to fight each other, usually to the death. (noun)
  • Present participle of cockfight. (verb)

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Use "cockfighting" in a sentence
  • "I will go with the judge on this one, although I generally think cockfighting is disgusting and repulsive."
  • "Sen. Phil Griego, D-San Jose, said … “To do away with cockfighting is to do away with a major part of our culture, of our Hispanic heritage,” he said. … [mjh: supporters include Ed Lowry, Ray Westall, Wilford Brimley]"
  • "At the same time, he reminded individuals to keep away from engaging in gambling, such as cockfighting, which is popular during Holy Week."