Sentence examples for prizefighter from high-quality English sources.

  • “I treat her like a prizefighter.

  • Robinson in the role of a promoter and Wayne Morris as a prizefighter.

  • Brock opened Husk in 2010 with the swagger of a prizefighter, promising to show that Southern cuisine was the greatest in the world.

  • These are intimate scenes, and finessing their gestures and tempo was intimate work, like a clinch between prizefighter and trainer.

  • Carter started the evening off by talking about his heyday as a prizefighter.

  • I could see him clearly now; his jaw had dropped, and he looked like a dazed prizefighter.

  • His father had been, among other things, a prizefighter at country fairs, more or less on the wrong side of the law all his life.

  • During his younger days Martin worked locally in steel mills, delivered bootleg liquor, was a prizefighter, and had a job in a casino.

Use prizefighter in a sentence.

  • Simon’s best narrative song from this period, “The Boxer” (1969), is the streamlined dramatic monologue of a down-and-out prizefighter.

  • The Stones frontman appears in the exhibition dressed in a robe with a towel on his head, glowering like a prizefighter from inside a lift.

  • Even in silhouette, his profile is unmistakable: those prizefighter shoulders, that uppercut of a chin – who else could it be but Robbie Coltrane?

  • Carnera appeared in a number of films—both Italian and American—from 1933 to 1960, the most notable of which perhaps was The Prizefighter and the Lady.

  • No other writer could so eloquently compare the legendary prizefighter Archie Moore to the prima ballerina Margot Fonteyn—and make the comparison stick.

  • Never Come Morning (1942) tells of a Polish petty criminal who dreams of escaping from his squalid Northwest Side Chicago environment by becoming a prizefighter.

  • It traces the downfall of Joe Bonaparte, a gifted young musician who becomes corrupted by money and brutality when he chooses to become a prizefighter rather than a classical violinist.

  • In dealing with the ruthlessness of an ambitious prizefighter and with corruption in boxing, the film noir established the moral tone that Kramer’s best-known future films would reflect.

prizefighter sentence examples

  • I heard the noise of bolts and of a key being turned, and found myself face to face with a tall priest with a large stomach, the chest of a prizefighter, formidable hands projecting from turned-up sleeves, a red face, and the look of a kind man.

  • —died December 15, 1968, Los Angeles, California), American prizefighter, world heavyweight boxing champion from April 5, 1915, when he knocked out American Jack Johnson in 26 rounds in Havana, to July 4, 1919, when he was knocked out by American Jack Dempsey in three rounds in Toledo, Ohio.

  • Yet his long preservation in the church hierarchy under three different popes was not always surprising for many in Australia, where Pell fought dissent like a prizefighter, where religious schools receive billions of dollars from the government and where the interests of church and state are often fused.

  • Minnelli hangs on to the piano between songs like a prizefighter grabbing the ropes; she pulls a director’s chair out from the wings and sings a few songs sitting down; she makes a point of loudly catching her breath, and, fetchingly, on the day I saw the show, she even asked to redo a botched stanza, because “I’m an obsessive-compulsive, and I won’t sleep unless I get it right.”


  • noun person

    - a professional boxer

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  • 6 sentence examples for prizefighter from The New Yorker
  • 8 sentence examples for prizefighter from Encyclopedia Britannica
  • 2 sentence examples for prizefighter from New York Times
  • 1 sentence examples for prizefighter from The Economist
  • 2 sentence examples for prizefighter from The Guardian
  • 1 sentence examples for prizefighter from GutenbergBooks - Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant by Guy de Maupassant
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  • • Relevant word or phrase for prizefighter is gladiator

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