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Meaning of BOXING

Pronunciation:  'bâksing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the enclosure of something in a package or box
  2. [n]  fighting with the fists

BOXING is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: fisticuffs, packing, pugilism
 See Also: bout, bundling, contact sport, enclosing, enclosure, envelopment, fight, inclosure, in-fighting, professional boxing, rope-a-dope, sparring



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Box"ing\, n.
    1. The act of inclosing (anything) in a box, as for storage
       or transportation.
    2. Material used in making boxes or casings.
    3. Any boxlike inclosure or recess; a casing.
    4. (Arch.) The external case of thin material used to bring
       any member to a required form.
  2. \Box"ing\, n.
    The act of fighting with the fist; a combat with the fist;
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are boxing, suggests that you are experiencing some internal struggle or conflict. The dream may also be a pun on "boxing" things us. It suggests that you are limiting yourself and your goals/ideas. It may also indicate that you keep your emotions inside.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bottling, bout, boxing match, canning, Chinese boxing, close fighting, crating, encasement, fighting, fisticuffs, infighting, package, packaging, packing, prizefight, prizefighting, pugilism, ring, savate, shadowboxing, spar, the clinches, the fights, the ring, tinning