fistfight
noun Date: 1603 a usually spontaneous fight with bare fists

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fistfight — 1. noun A fight using bare fists. Syn: fisticuffs, bare, hand, boxing, barehanded, knuckle, duking it out, hand to hand, com …   Wiktionary

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  • fistfight — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A physical conflict involving two or more: fight, fisticuffs, scrap2, scuffle, tussle. Slang: rumble. See CONFLICT …   English dictionary for students

  • fistfight — n. brawl, fight using the fists, fisticuffs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fistfight — fist•fight [[t]ˈfɪstˌfaɪt[/t]] n. a fight using bare fists • Etymology: 1595–1605 …   From formal English to slang

  • fistfight — /ˈfɪstfaɪt/ (say fistfuyt) noun a fight between two people in which they punch each other using their fists. Also, fist fight …   Australian English dictionary

  • fistfight — I noun a fight with bare fists (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑fisticuffs, ↑slugfest • Hypernyms: ↑fight, ↑fighting, ↑combat, ↑scrap …   Useful english dictionary

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