kick boxing



a form of boxing in which the gloved combatants may also kick with bare feet. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for kickboxing

kick boxing


a martial art that resembles boxing but permits blows with the feet as well as punches
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Word Origin and History for kickboxing



also kick-boxing, 1968 (as one word, from 1971), from kick + boxing. Related: Kickbox (v.); kickboxer.

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