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Noun: gladiator  'gla-dee,ey-tu(r)
  1. (ancient Rome) a professional combatant or a captive who entertained the public by engaging in mortal combat
  2. A professional boxer
    - prizefighter
  3. A type of sandal, shoe or boot where the foot is secured by several or many straps

Derived forms: gladiators

Type of: battler, belligerent, boxer, combatant, fighter, pugilist, scrapper, shoe

Encyclopedia: Gladiator