Definition of Prizefighters

1. Noun. (plural of prizefighter) ¹



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Definition of Prizefighters

1. prizefighter [n] - See also: prizefighter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Prizefighters

privy council
privy councils
privy purse
privy seal
prix fixe
prizable
prize
prize-taking
prize-winning
prize money
prize ring
prize winner
prized
prizefight
prizefighter
prizefighters
prizefighting
prizefightings
prizefights
prizeless
prizelike
prizeman
prizemen
prizemoney
prizer
prizers
prizes
prizewinner
prizewinners
prizewinning

Literary usage of Prizefighters

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"Relating to prizefighters. GLADLY, (glijd'-Ie) ad. Joyfully; with gaiety ; with merriment. GLADNESS, (glad'-nes) n.«. Cheerfulness ; joy ; exultation. ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1874)
"Rowdie was hand-and-glove with all the sporting-men, publicans, with little rat- killing dogs, retired prizefighters, prizefighters not retired, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Prizefighters have big thick strong back-heads; unselfish philosophers have small 'back-heads, but very high heads; while accumulating business men have ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"The management sought vainly to pack the house, and sent prizefighters into the theatre to mingle with the audience. Legal proceedings were taken and failed ..."

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