Definition of pugilistically in English:

pugilistically

adverb

  • In a pugilistic manner; aggressively.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Southern Literary Messenger. Partly from pugilistic + -ally, and partly from pugilistical + -ly.

Pronunciation

pugilistically

/ˌpjuːdʒɪˈlɪstɪkli/