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PUGILISTIC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does pugilistic mean? 

PUGILISTIC (adjective)
  The adjective PUGILISTIC has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to pugilism or pugilists

  Familiarity information: PUGILISTIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PUGILISTIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to pugilism or pugilists

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

a pugilistic career

Pertainym:

pugilism (fighting with the fists)

pugilist (someone who fights with his fists for sport)


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