See also: Boxer and bóxer

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EnglishEdit

 
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Two boxers (fighters) in a boxing match.
 
A boxer (breed of dog).

EtymologyEdit

box +‎ -er

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NounEdit

boxer ‎(plural boxers)

  1. A participant (fighter) in a boxing match.
    You can tell she's a boxer by looking at her nose.
  2. A breed of stocky, medium-sized, short-haired dog with a square-jawed muzzle.
  3. A type of internal combustion engine in which cylinders are arranged in two banks on either side of a single crankshaft.
  4. The person running a game of two-up.
  5. One who packs boxes.
    • 1917, Vocational Education Survey of Minneapolis, Minn (page 385)
      They look over the boxes that have been packed, pass judgment upon defects detected by the boxers, and O. K. the boxes []
  6. A letterboxer.

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named after its glove-like palps.

NounEdit

boxer

  1. an unqualified spider in spider fighting, a male with glove-like palps, instead used as a feed

CzechEdit

NounEdit

boxer m

  1. boxer (participant in a boxing match)

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FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

boxer m ‎(plural boxers)

  1. boxer (dog)
  2. boxer shorts, boxers
  3. boxer (engine)

Etymology 2Edit

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boxer

  1. to box
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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

boxer m ‎(invariable)

  1. boxer shorts

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English box +‎ -er.

VerbEdit

boxer

  1. (Jersey) to box

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

boxer m (plural boxers)

  1. boxer (breed of dog)

RomanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowing from French boxeur.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

boxer m ‎(plural boxeri, feminine equivalent boxeră)

  1. boxer (participant in a boxing match)

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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from English boxer, French boxer, German Boxer.

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boxer m ‎(plural boxeri)

  1. boxer (breed of dog)

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

boxer m ‎(plural boxers)

  1. (proscribed) Alternative spelling of bóxer