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box2

box2

 
pronunciation:
baks
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a hit or blow struck with the hand or fist.
The fighter knocked him out with a box to the jaw.
synonyms:
blow, cuff, hit, punch
similar words:
belt, jab, knock, slap, smack, whack
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: boxed, boxes, boxing
definition 1: to hit with a hand or fist.
The cruel master boxed the serving girl's ears.
synonyms:
cuff, hit, strike
similar words:
pound, punch, slap, slug, smack, thrash, thump, whack
definition 2: to fight as a sport or as a way of earning a living.
Kyle boxes at the community center.
Word Builder: box +
  • boxer:
    a person who boxes; a fighter.
  • boxing:
    the sport of fighting with the hands.