Meaning of boxer

box•er

Pronunciation: (bok'sur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who fights as a sport, usually with gloved fists, according to set rules; prize-fighter; pugilist.
  2. one of a German breed of medium-sized, stocky, short-haired, pug-faced dogs having a brindled or tan coat with white markings.
  3. a person or thing that packs items into boxes.
  4. See

Box•er

Pronunciation: (bok'sur), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of a Chinese secret society that carried on an unsuccessful uprising, 1898–1900 principally against foreigners, culminating in a siege of foreign legations in Peking that was put down by an international expeditionary force.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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