Spar - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging
- making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer (syn: sparring)
- fight with spurs
- box lightly
- fight verbally
This promising young fighter needs a tough opponent to spar with.
He broke his nose while sparring with Vega.
Senators are sparring over the health bill.
He's been sparring with the security guards.
Have you been sparring with the neighbours again?
They were sparring all night
furled sails bound securely to the spar
present participle: sparring
past tense: sparred
past participle: sparred