Definition of boxing :
1. Any boxlike inclosure or recess; a casing.
2. Material used in making boxes or casings.
3. of Box
4. The act of fighting with the fist; a combat with the fist; sparring.
5. The act of inclosing ( anything) in a box, as for storage or transportation.
6. The external case of thin material used to bring any member to a required form.
sport (part of speech: noun)
basketball, fencing, discus, pool, bowling, badminton, hockey, wrestling, rugby, ping-pong, shinny, volleyball, curling, lacrosse, cricket, football, softball, polo, soccer, croquet, skating, archery, sharpshooting, snooker, table tennis, water polo, tennis, baseball, shot-put, squash, golf, handball
- " Learn to swim like a fish and fly like a bird," replied Reddy in such a saucy tone that Granny had hard work to keep from boxing his ears. - "Old Granny Fox", Thornton W. Burgess.
- They said that they had heard of my danger from a foreign sailor who called at Gibbons', with whom I was in the habit of boxing, and told him about it. - "Colonel Thorndyke's Secret", G. A. Henty.
- There exists at Brighton a curious custom of bowling or throwing Oranges along the high road on Boxing day. - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.