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. boxers.See boxer shorts.
Pronunciation: (bok'sur),[key] —n. a member of a Chinese secret society that carried on an unsuccessful uprising, 1898–1900 (Box'er Rebel'lion), principally against foreigners, culminating in a siege of foreign legations in Peking that was put down by an international expeditionary force.