fistfight

noun fist·fight \ ˈfist-ˌfīt \
Updated on: 17 Apr 2018

Definition of fistfight

: a usually spontaneous fight with bare fists

Examples of fistfight in a Sentence

  1. A fistfight broke out in the stands.

  2. He often gets into fistfights.

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First Known Use of fistfight

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FISTFIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of fistfight for English Language Learners

  • : a fight in which people hit each other with their fists


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