} } Shadowboxing | Define Shadowboxing at Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

shadowbox

[shad-oh-boks] /ˈʃæd oʊˌbɒks/
verb (used without object)
1.
to make the motions of attack and defense, as in boxing, as a training or conditioning procedure.
2.
to evade or avoid direct or decisive action.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; shadow + box2
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for shadowbox

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for shadowboxing

29
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for shadowboxing