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Meaning of PUGILIST

Pronunciation:  'pyoojulist

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who fights with his fists for sport
 

PUGILIST is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: boxer
 
 See Also: bantamweight, battler, belligerent, combatant, cruiserweight, featherweight, fighter, flyweight, gladiator, heavyweight, junior featherweight, junior lightweight, junior middleweight, junior welterweight, light heavyweight, lightweight, middleweight, palooka, prizefighter, puncher, scrapper, slogger, slugger, sparring mate, sparring partner, stumblebum, welterweight

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pu"gil*ist\, n. [L. pugil.]
One who fights with his fists; esp., a professional prize
fighter; a boxer.

 

 

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