To box with in a contest
To confine in or as if in a box.
Spar is defined as a thick, strong pole like a ship's mast that supports a sale, or a main beam in an airplane fuselage that supports the wings, or a period of arguments or a practice boxing match, or a shiny crystalline mineral that easily chips.
To argue; dispute
To oppose by argument or assertion; to controvert; to express dissent or opposition to; to call in question; to deny the truth or validity of.
To fight for (ground, a military position, etc.); struggle to win or keep
(Dated) To cause to advance rapidly in price.
To skirmish; to exchange blows; to fight.
(Currying) To stretch on a beam, as a hide.
To have a disagreement; quarrel; dispute
To engage in a quarrel; dispute angrily.
To fasten with or as with a bar
Find another word for sparring. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sparring, like: fighting, boxing, spar, wrangling, striking, disputing, contesting, contending, booming, bickering and beaming.