Definition of 'boxer'
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Certainly some veteran boxer shorts have vanished. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He raced out in just his boxer shorts and punched the robber, but he managed to get away. The Sun (2016)He thought they were shorts so he just walked down the high street with a pair of boxer shorts with the flap hanging wide open. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He ran from the scene wearing boxer shorts, Guildford crown court heard. The Sun (2016)They say the last thing a heavyweight boxer loses is his knockout punch. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is like the punch of a heavyweight boxer compared to a flyweight. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That prompted another frenzied shake of my boxer shorts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Indeed he looks far more chiselled than most heavyweight boxers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No boxer shorts dumped on the bedroom floor? The Sun (2014)But he had boxer shorts on. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Victory there and he will be regarded as one of the best British boxers in history. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The British boxer continued to get caught by speedy left hooks. The Sun (2011)Some 11-year-olds are so obese they weigh more than heavyweight boxers. The Sun (2016)He may lack a big head but the biceps are a heavyweight boxer's. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His boxer shorts really were huge, flapping like a sail. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I therefore transferred my custom to a supplier of boxer shorts that employed more experienced design staff. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He thought they were shorts so he just walked down the high street with a pair of boxer shorts with the flap hanging wide open. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some people accused of us of withholding medication so that the epileptic boxer dog featured in the film would have seizures on cue for the camera. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He was in boxer shorts. The Sun (2010)I didn't so much notice the boxer shorts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The story went around that he had fought the heavyweight boxer and got the better of him, and this was a tale he could not control. Times, Sunday Times (2013)THREE genes that make bull and boxer dogs prone to brain cancer have been discovered - and at least one may also influence the disease in humans. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'boxer'
British English: boxer /ˈbɒksə/ NOUN
A boxer is someone who takes part in the sport of boxing.
...a professional boxer.
- American English: boxer
- Arabic: مُلاكِم
- Brazilian Portuguese: boxeador
- Chinese: 拳师
- Croatian: boksač
- Czech: boxer
- Danish: bokser
- Dutch: bokser
- European Spanish: boxeador
- Finnish: nyrkkeilijä
- French: boxeur
- German: Boxer
- Greek: πυγμάχος
- Italian: pugile
- Japanese: ボクサー
- Korean: 권투 선수
- Norwegian: bokser
- Polish: bokser
- European Portuguese: pugilista
- Romanian: boxer
- Russian: боксер
- Spanish: boxeador
- Swedish: boxare
- Thai: นักมวย
- Turkish: boksör
- Ukrainian: боксер
- Vietnamese: võ sỹ quyền Anh
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