Definition of Prizefight

1. Noun. A boxing match between professional boxers for a cash prize.

Exact synonyms: Prize Fight
Generic synonyms: Boxing Match



2. Verb. Box for a prize or money.
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Generic synonyms: Box
Derivative terms: Prize Fight, Prizefighter

Definition of Prizefight

1. Noun. A professional boxing match, in which two boxers compete for a prize (usually money). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prizefight

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prizefight

privy
privy(p)
privy council
privy councils
privy purse
privy seal
prix fixe
prizable
prize
prize-taking
prize-winning
prize money
prize ring
prize winner
prized
prizefight (current term)
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prizeless
prizelike
prizeman
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prizemoney
prizer
prizers
prizes
prizewinner

Literary usage of Prizefight

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1. Vagabond Journeys; the Human Comedy at Home and Abroad by Percival Pollard (1911)
"Ill A prizefight BY WHITECHAPEL RULES LEST it be supposed that details only polite or political are to be emphasized in this glance at life in London, ..."

2. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1882)
"It was proved that tlie prisoners were in a crowd, which surrounded a ring, formed by ropes supported by posts, where a prizefight was going on ; that thai/ ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"The term "prizefight" has no technical legal meaning. The Century Dictionary defines it as -'a pugilistic encounter or boxing match for prize or wager," and ..."

4. The Cost of Competition: An Effort at the Understanding of Familiar Facts by Sidney Armor Reeve (1906)
"... fair prizefight, where two strong men stand face to face and pummel each other into insensibility,—if, indeed, the thing be not a money-making farce, ..."

5. History of Ohio: The Rise and Progress of an American State by Emilius Oviatt Randall, Daniel Joseph Ryan (1912)
"... in their judgment, the projected affair would not be at all a mere emulative display of technical physical skill, but a frank and brutal prizefight, ..."

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