Definitions

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  • noun A professional boxer.

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  • noun a professional boxer

Etymologies

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See prizefight for origin; surface analysis is prize +‎ fighter or prizefight +‎ -er (“person, agent”).

Examples

  • You've no idea, Saxon, how a prizefighter is run after.

    CHAPTER XI

  • You've no idea, Saxon, how a prizefighter is run after.

    Chapter 11

  • More obvious, is: one sanctioning body, fewer titles and experiment with using smaller gloves, shorter and more action packed fights, tournaments (such as prizefighter we have in England) and more competitive fights.

    Main Features

  • More obvious, is: one sanctioning body, fewer titles and experiment with using smaller gloves, shorter and more action packed fights, tournaments (such as prizefighter we have in England) and more competitive fights.

    Main Features

  • (such as prizefighter we have in England) and more competitive fights.

    Main Features

  • (such as prizefighter we have in England) and more competitive fights.

    Main Features

  • No prizefighter, no hero in pinstripes was a greater champion for New York.

    Martin Nolan: Hugh Carey: New York Mensch

  • "So you're runnin 'with a prizefighter," he sneered.

    CHAPTER XII

  • I wasn't shoutin 'things out to anybody, but I just made myself into a committee of welcome; an', when the train pulled in, there I was, extendin 'the glad hand of the burg -- likewise the glad hand of a guy you used to know in Oakland once, a third-rate dub prizefighter by the name of -- lemme see -- yep, I got it right -- Big

    CHAPTER XX

  • No prizefighter, no hero in pinstripes was a greater champion for New York.

    Martin Nolan: Hugh Carey: New York Mensch

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