1. sparring

noun. ['ˈspɑːrɪŋ'] an argument in which the participants are trying to gain some advantage.


  • argument
  • arguing
  • contention
  • contestation
  • tilt
  • disceptation
  • disputation

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Words that Rhyme with Sparring

  • starring
  • scarring
  • tarring
  • marring
  • jarring
  • charring
  • barring

Example sentences of the word sparring

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
When sparring with each other or hitting a heavy bag, children should also wear hand wraps.

2. Noun, singular or mass
In sparring, the aim is to test each other without causing injury.

2. sparring

noun. ['ˈspɑːrɪŋ'] making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer.


  • boxing
  • fisticuffs
  • spar


  • pro
  • cooperation
  • straighten
  • stand still