Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of sparring.
  • v. Present participle of spar.

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

  • n. making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer
  • n. an argument in which the participants are trying to gain some advantage


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.