Fistful



[fist-foo l] /ˈfɪst fʊl/

noun, plural fistfuls.
1.
a handful:
a fistful of pennies.
n.

1610s, from fist (n.) + -ful.

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    [fis-tee-an-uh, -ah-nuh] /ˌfɪs tiˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə/ noun, Informal. 1. the sport or world of boxing: one of fistiana’s most colorful characters. noun The sport or business of prizefighting; the boxing game: that hotbed of fistiana known as Las Cruces (1840+)

  • Fistic

    [fis-tik] /ˈfɪs tɪk/ adjective 1. of boxing; pugilistic: fistic heroes. /ˈfɪstɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to fisticuffs or boxing adj. 1806, from fist (n.) + -ic. Historically not considered proper English.



  • Fisticuff

    [fis-ti-kuhf] /ˈfɪs tɪˌkʌf/ noun 1. a cuff or blow with the fist. 2. fisticuffs, combat with the fists. verb (used with or without object) 3. to strike or fight with the fists.

  • Fisticuffs

    [fis-ti-kuhf] /ˈfɪs tɪˌkʌf/ noun 1. a cuff or blow with the fist. 2. fisticuffs, combat with the fists. verb (used with or without object) 3. to strike or fight with the fists. /ˈfɪstɪˌkʌfs/ plural noun 1. combat with the fists n. c.1600, from fist (n.) + cuff, perhaps in imitation of handiwork. Related: Fisticuff.



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