someone who fights with his fists for sport
One that fights or is inclined to fight
A member of a secret society in China that unsuccessfully attempted in 1900 to drive foreigners from the country by violence and force Chinese Christians to renounce their religion.
The definition of a contender is a person or team that is competing and has a chance at winning.
Find another word for pugilist. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pugilist, like: prize fighter, fighter, boxer, prizefighter, wrestler, square-jawed, swordsman, contender and bruiser.