Boxer vs Brawler - What's the difference?

boxer | brawler |

As nouns the difference between boxer and brawler

is that boxer is boxer (a breed of dog) while brawler is one who brawls, engages in noisy, unseemly fights.




(en noun)
  • A participant (fighter) in a boxing match.
  • You can tell she's a boxer by looking at her nose.''
  • A breed of stocky, medium-sized, short-haired dog with a square-jawed muzzle.
  • A type of internal combustion engine in which cylinders are arranged in two banks on either side of a single crankshaft.
  • The person running a game of two-up.
  • One who packs boxes.
  • Synonyms

    * (participant in a boxing match) pugilist * (type of engine) boxer engine

    Derived terms

    * boxer shorts, boxers * kick-boxer, kickboxer

    See also

    * wrestler * (Boxer) * ----




    (en noun)
  • One who brawls, engages in noisy, unseemly fights.
  • * 1604 Shakespeare, Othello , .
  • ''The world hath noted, and your name is great
    ''In mouths of wisest censure: what's the matter,
    ''That you unlace your reputation thus
    ''And spend your rich opinion for the name
    ''Of a night-brawler ? give me answer to it.
  • * 1611
  • ''A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
    ''Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler , not covetous;
    ''One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;
    (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?) — 1 Timothy 3:2-5, KJV.