Bare-knuckle Definition

-əld
adverb
Without boxing gloves.
Fighting bare-knuckle.
American Heritage
adjective
Wearing no boxing gloves.
An undefeated bare-knuckle champion.
American Heritage
Using bare fists rather than boxing gloves.
A bare-knuckle prizefight, to fight bare-knuckle.
Webster's New World
Unrestrained by scruples.
Bare-knuckle business tactics.
American Heritage
Without refinement, compromise, etc.; rough.
A bare-knuckle legal battle.
Webster's New World
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