boxer vs packer what difference

what is difference between boxer and packer

English

Etymology

box +‎ -er

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɒksə/
  • (US) enPR: bäksʹər, IPA(key): /ˈbɑːksɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɒksə(r)

Noun

boxer (plural boxers)

  1. A participant (fighter) in a boxing match.
  2. A breed of stocky, medium-sized, short-haired dog with a square-jawed muzzle.
  3. A type of internal combustion engine in which cylinders are arranged in two banks on either side of a single crankshaft.
  4. The person running a game of two-up.
  5. One who packs boxes.
    • 1917, Vocational Education Survey of Minneapolis, Minn (page 385)
      They look over the boxes that have been packed, pass judgment upon defects detected by the boxers, and O. K. the boxes []
  6. A letterboxer.

Synonyms

  • (participant in a boxing match): pugilist
  • (type of engine): boxer engine

Derived terms

  • boxer shorts, boxers
  • kick-boxer, kickboxer

Related terms

  • box
  • boxing

Translations

See also

  • wrestler
  • Boxer on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Boxer (dog) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • rebox

Cebuano

Etymology

Named after its glove-like palps.

Noun

boxer

  1. an unqualified spider in spider fighting, a male with glove-like palps, instead used as a feed

Czech

Noun

boxer m

  1. boxer (participant in a boxing match)

Declension


French

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔk.sɛʁ/

Noun

boxer m (plural boxers)

  1. boxer (dog)
  2. boxer shorts, boxers
  3. boxer (engine)

Etymology 2

English box +‎ -er

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔk.se/

Verb

boxer

  1. to box (to fight against (a person) in a boxing match)
Conjugation
Related terms
  • boxe
  • boxeur

Further reading

  • “boxer” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Noun

boxer m (invariable)

  1. boxer shorts

Norman

Etymology

From English box +‎ -er.

Verb

boxer

  1. (Jersey) to box

Portuguese

Noun

boxer m (plural boxers)

  1. boxer (breed of dog)

Romanian

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French boxeur.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbok.ser/

Noun

boxer m (plural boxeri, feminine equivalent boxeră)

  1. boxer (participant in a boxing match)

Declension

Synonyms

  • pugilist

Related terms

  • box
  • boxa
  • boxare

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English boxer, French boxer, German Boxer.

Noun

boxer m (plural boxeri)

  1. boxer (breed of dog)

Declension

References

  • boxer in DEX online – Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)

Spanish

Noun

boxer m (plural boxers)

  1. (proscribed) Alternative spelling of bóxer


English

Etymology

From Middle English pakker, pakkere, packare, equivalent to pack +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈpækɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈpækə/
  • Rhymes: -ækə(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: pack‧er

Noun

packer (plural packers)

  1. A person whose business is to pack things; especially, one who packs food for preservation
    He works as a pork packer.
    a household goods packer
    When his back problems kept him from lifting furniture, his skill as a packer kept him employed.
  2. (computing) A software program that compresses code or data.
  3. (US) A ring of packing or a special device to render gastight and watertight the space between the tubing and bore of an oil well.
  4. (LGBT) An artificial penis or similar object worn by a drag king, trans man, etc., inside the trousers.
  5. (New Zealand) An object inserted to hold a space open for the purpose of alignment; a spacer or shim.
  6. (dated) A kind of trunk for luggage.

Derived terms

  • fudge packer

Translations

Anagrams

  • repack

Middle English

Noun

packer

  1. Alternative form of pakker

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