prizefighter

prizefight

[prahyz-fahyt]
noun
a contest between boxers for a prize, a sum of money, etc.; a professional boxing match.
Also, prize fight.


Origin:
1695–1705

prizefighter, noun
prizefighting, noun
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prizefight (ˈpraɪzˌfaɪt)
 
n
a boxing match for a prize or purse, esp one of the fights popular in the 18th and 19th centuries
 
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