from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Sports One who fights with the fists as a sport.
- n. Boxer shorts.
- n. One that packs items in boxes.
- n. A medium-sized, short-haired dog of a breed developed in Germany, having a brownish coat and a short, square-jawed muzzle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A participant (fighter) in a boxing match.
- n. A breed of stocky, medium-sized, short-haired dog with a square-jawed muzzle.
- n. A type of internal combustion engine in which cylinders are arranged in two banks on either side of a single crankshaft.
- n. The person running a game of two-up.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who packs boxes.
- n. One who boxes; a pugilist.
- n. A breed of dog.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One whose occupation is to pack or put up things in boxes.
- n. One who fights with his fists; a pugilist.
- n. [capitalized] A member of a Chinese association known as Yi Ho Ch'uan Hwuy, “The Righteousness, Harmony, and Fists Society,” organized in China in 1900 or earlier, ostensibly for the practice of athletics, but really as a league for the expulsion of foreigners and the uprooting of Christianity.
- n. A bowler or low-crowned stiff felt hat; a billycock hat.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who fights with his fists for sport
- n. a member of a nationalistic Chinese secret society that led an unsuccessful rebellion in 1900 against foreign interests in China
- n. a breed of stocky medium-sized short-haired dog with a brindled coat and square-jawed muzzle developed in Germany
- n. a workman employed to pack things into containers
German, from English boxer1 (from its pugnacious nature).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
to box + -er (Wiktionary)