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Definition of bare-knuckle adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (also bare-knuckled)
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  1. 1[only before noun] (of a boxer or boxing match) without gloves
  2. 2(informal) showing no doubt about doing something that may be morally wrong a believer in bare-knuckle capitalism
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: bare-knuckle