Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The fighting of cocks as a sport.
  • Addicted to the sport of fighting cocks; having the tastes and habits of a cock-fighter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or practice of pitting gamecocks to fight.
  • adjective Addicted to cockfighting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A gambling blood sport (illegal in most countries) in which two roosters have spikes placed on their feet and are made to fight each other, usually to the death.
  • verb Present participle of cockfight.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun participation in the sport of matching gamecocks in a cockfight

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Examples

  • I will go with the judge on this one, although I generally think cockfighting is disgusting and repulsive.

    Waldo Jaquith - Cockfighters come out of the woodwork.

  • Sen. Phil Griego, D-San Jose, said … “To do away with cockfighting is to do away with a major part of our culture, of our Hispanic heritage,” he said. … [mjh: supporters include Ed Lowry, Ray Westall, Wilford Brimley]

    mjh's blog — 2005 — February

  • At the same time, he reminded individuals to keep away from engaging in gambling, such as cockfighting, which is popular during Holy Week.

    Sun.Star Network Online - Your Source of Philippine Community News

  • The resolution doesn't have the force of law and wouldn't legalize cockfighting, which is prohibited in all 50 states.

    The Herald | HeraldOnline.com - Front

  • The resolution doesn't have the force of law and wouldn't legalize cockfighting, which is prohibited in all 50 states.

    The Herald | HeraldOnline.com - Front

  • The Hawaiian Humane Society and the Humane Society of the United States and other animal protection groups strongly objected to the notion of cockfighting as a cultural activity.

    KITV.com - Local New

  • The resolution doesn't have the force of law and wouldn't legalize cockfighting, which is prohibited in all 50 states.

    13WHAM: Top Stories

  • The resolution doesn't have the force of law and wouldn't legalize cockfighting, which is prohibited in all 50 states.

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  • The resolution doesn't have the force of law and wouldn't legalize cockfighting, which is prohibited in all 50 states.

    13WHAM: Top Stories

  • The resolution doesn't have the force of law and wouldn't legalize cockfighting, which is prohibited in all 50 states.

    News Channel 9: Local News

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