Pugilist Pu"gil*ist, n. [L. pugil.] One who fights with his fists; esp., a professional prize fighter; a boxer. [1913 Webster]

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  • pugilist — PUGILÍST, pugilişti, s.m. Boxer. – Din fr. pugiliste. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 25.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  PUGILÍST s. v. boxer. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  pugilíst s. m., pl. pugilíşti …   Dicționar Român

  • Pugilíst — (lat. pugil), Faustkämpfer, Boxer …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pugilíst — (lat.), Faustkämpfer, Boxer …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • pugilist — index contender Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pugilist — 1790, from L. pugil boxer, related to pugnus fist (see PUGNACIOUS (Cf. pugnacious)). Related: Pugilistic …   Etymology dictionary

  • pugilist — ► NOUN dated or humorous ▪ a boxer. DERIVATIVES pugilism noun pugilistic adjective. ORIGIN from Latin pugil boxer …   English terms dictionary

  • pugilist — UK [ˈpjuːdʒɪlɪst] / US [ˈpjudʒəlɪst] noun [countable] Word forms pugilist : singular pugilist plural pugilists very formal a boxer Derived word: pugilistic UK [ˌpjuːdʒɪˈlɪstɪk] / US [ˌpjudʒəˈlɪstɪk] adjective …   English dictionary

  • pugilist — [[t]pju͟ːʤɪlɪst[/t]] pugilists N COUNT A pugilist is a boxer. [OLD FASHIONED] …   English dictionary

  • pugilist — noun, dated in his neighborhood, guys pretty much had two career choices: drug dealer or pugilist Syn: boxer, fighter, prizefighter; informal bruiser, pug …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • pugilist — noun Date: 1790 fighter; especially a professional boxer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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