Associations to the word «Boxing»


BOXING, verb. Present participle of box
BOXING, noun. (sports) A sport where two opponents punch each other with gloved fists, the object being to score more points by the end of the match or by knockout, or technical knockout.
BOXING, noun. Material used for making boxes or casing.
BOXING, noun. (construction) Casing.
BOXING, noun. (programming) Automatical conversion of value types to objects by wrapping them within a heap-allocated reference type.
BOXING, verb. Present participle of box
BOXING DAY, noun. The day after Christmas; the 26th of December.
BOXING DAY, noun. (business) (marketing) the day or days following Christmas (December 25th) where stores have large reductions.
BOXING DAYS, noun. Plural of boxing day
BOXING GLOVE, noun. (boxing) A padded mitten, designed to protect the hand while punching, and worn in boxing.
BOXING GLOVES, noun. Plural of boxing glove
BOXING IN, verb. Present participle of box in
BOXING RING, noun. A space, usually square, with elastic ropes around the edge, in which a boxing match is contested.
BOXING RINGS, noun. Plural of boxing ring
BOXING THE COMPASS, verb. Present participle of box the compass
BOXING WEEK, noun. (business) (marketing) the period after Christmas (December 25th) of a length of roughly a week to a fortnight where stores offer large discounts
BOXING WEEKS, noun. Plural of boxing week

Dictionary definition

BOXING, noun. Fighting with the fists.
BOXING, noun. The enclosure of something in a package or box.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope