someone who fights with his fists for sport
The definition of a contender is a person or team that is competing and has a chance at winning.
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.
Find another word for pugilist. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pugilist, like: prize fighter, contender, fighter, boxer, bruiser, prizefighter, wrestler, square-jawed and swordsman.