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.

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    [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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