Noun: spar spaa(r)
Verb: spar (sparred,sparring) spaa(r)
- Any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in colour and transparent or translucent and cleavable
- A stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging
- Making the motions of attack and defence with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer
- Furnish with spars
- (sport) fight with spurs
"the gamecocks were sparring"
- (sport) box lightly
- Fight verbally
"They were sparring all night"
Derived forms: sparred, spars, sparring
Type of: argue, box, boxing, contend, debate, equip, fence, fight, fisticuffs, fit, fit out, mineral, outfit, pole, pugilism, struggle
Part of: ship