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1. A fighter of some kind.
2. A professional boxer.
1. Man, Blake sure is a pugilist.
2. A conflict between pugilists occurred in the arena parking lot last thursday.
by Simea May 06, 2005
A person who fights (usually for prises) with his fists. Somewhat like a boxer.
"Pass the purse to the Pugilists"
-Zach de La Rocha
by Schmuckey MCduckey July 14, 2006