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Verb: spar (sparred,sparring)  spaa(r)
  1. Box lightly
  2. Fight verbally
    "They were sparring all night"
  3. Furnish with spars
  4. Fight with spars
    "the gamecocks were sparring"
Noun: spar  spaa(r)
  1. A stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging
  2. Making the motions of attack and defence with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer
    - sparring
  3. Any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in colour and transparent or translucent and cleavable

Sounds like: soulless, soleles

Derived forms: spars, sparring, sparred

Type of: argue, box, boxing, contend, debate, equip, fence, fight, fisticuffs, fit, fit out, mineral, outfit, pole, pugilism, struggle

Part of: ship

Encyclopedia: Spar