Boxing is a synonym of fisticuffs.
As nouns the difference between fisticuffs and boxing
is that fisticuffs
is plural of lang=enCategory:English plurals while boxing
is 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.
As a verb boxing is
present participle of lang=en.
(plurale tantum, informal) An impromptu fight with the fists, usually between only two people.
* 1881 , ,"
* 1890 ,
- People who share a cell in the Basti[l]le if they do not immediately fall to fisticuffs , will find some possible ground of compromise.
(plurale tantum, sports, dated) Bare-knuckled boxing, a form of boxing done without boxing gloves or similar padding.
* 1870 ,
- In his college days of athletic exercises, Mr. Crisparkle had known professors of the Noble Art of fisticuffs ,
* brawl, fight, fist-fight, punch-up
* (bare-knuckled boxing) prizefighting
(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.
* (sports) fisticuffs, pugilism, sparring
(terms derived from boxing)
* boxing glove
* boxing match
* boxing ring
* kick-boxing, kickboxing
* shadow-boxing, shadowboxing
(terms associated with boxing)
* down for the count
* fancy footwork
* left hook
* on the ropes
* on the canvas
* on the mat
* upper cut
Material used for making boxes or casing.
(programming) Automatical conversion of value types to objects by wrapping them within a heap-allocated reference type.
* (programming) unboxing