Definitions for: Boxer


[n] a breed of stocky medium-sized short-haired dog with a brindled coat and square-jawed muzzle developed in Germany
[n] someone who fights with his fists for sport
[n] a workman employed to pack things into containers



Webster (1913) Definition: Box"er (b[o^]ks"[~e]r), n.
One who packs boxes.


Box"er, n.
One who boxes; a pugilist.


Box"er, n.
A member of a powerful Chinese organization which committed
numerous outrages on Europeans and Christian converts in the
uprising against foreigners in 1900. Various names, as
``League of United Patriots'' and ``Great Knife [or Sword]
Society,'' have been given as the Chinese name of the
organization; why the members were called Boxers is
uncertain.

Synonyms: bagger, packer, pugilist

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, working dog, working man, working person, workman

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