verb (used without object)
to make the motions of attack and defense, as in boxing, as a training or conditioning procedure.
to evade or avoid direct or decisive action.
Origin of shadowbox
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Around this time, Tyson would smoke weed with his friends and watch them shadowbox.Mike Tyson Opens Up About His Rape Conviction, Brad Pitt, and Love of Pinkberry
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