Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hagler, Marvelous Marvin Born 1954. American prizefighter who held the world middleweight title from 1980 to 1987.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of haggler.

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Examples

  • Hard-hitting Tyjuan Hagler is lost for two months to a torn chest muscle.

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  • Marvin Hagler used to say about sparring partners, 'You bring 'em in on a jet, and if they were no good we'd send them home on a bus.'

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  • The three-year starter at strong-side outside linebacker, Hagler is an aggressive, explosive performer who is extremely quick and athletic.

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  • "Sometimes They Even Shook Your Hand," a collection of columns and features written for the Chicago Sun-Times and publications like Sports Illustrated, shows that Mr. Schulian was fully equal to the defining moments of defining athletes—the famous "war" between middleweights Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns, for instance.

    In Brief: Sports

  • We'd get going, and it would be like one of those Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Thomas “Hit Man” Hearns fights.

    Living for You

  • Arum continued an indefatigable and sometimes confrontational career now in its sixth decade, with stints promoting fighters from Marvin Hagler and Robert Duran to Julio Cesar Chavez and current champion Manny Pacquiao.

    Taking a Ride With Boxing's Big Cheese

  • Mr. Hagler says, "Part of it was changing her exterior appearance, the way she presented herself, a slight change in terms of clothes."

    Behind a Model's Rise to Star Status, a Canny Agent

  • When Kyle Hagler , a senior talent manager at IMG Models, took on a young Puerto Rican-born model known mostly for work with mainstream brands and catalogs, runway casting directors were skeptical about her chances of walking high-fashion catwalks.

    Behind a Model's Rise to Star Status, a Canny Agent

  • Mr. Hagler worked to get Ms. Smalls into Vogue, a milestone in a model's career.

    Behind a Model's Rise to Star Status, a Canny Agent

  • While Mr. Hagler represents a diverse range of models, he is known for advocating models with uncommon looks or backgrounds, such as Ethiopia-born Ms. Kebede and Hanaa Ben Abdesslem from Tunisia.

    Behind a Model's Rise to Star Status, a Canny Agent

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