dementia pugilistica

[ dih-men-shuh-pyoo-juh-lis-ti-kuh, ‐shee-uh ]
/ dɪˈmɛn ʃə ˌpyu dʒəˈlɪs tɪ kə, ‐ʃi ə /

noun

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Origin of dementia pugilistica

1925–30; dementia + pugilistica (<Latin pugil boxer; see pugilism); the disease was first identified in boxers

Words nearby dementia pugilistica

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020