Definition of fistfight
: a usually spontaneous fight with bare fists
Examples of fistfight in a Sentence
A fistfight broke out in the stands.
He often gets into fistfights.
Recent Examples of fistfight from the Web
Thomas Rhett even had to engage in a faux fistfight.
That's a fistfight waiting to happen, because the seats are wedged so close together.
Later, Sosa came back to the other man and started a fistfight, prosecutors said.
In those two decades alone, there were scores of violent incidents in the House and Senate, including shoving matches, fistfights, guns and knives drawn, canings and the occasional mass brawl.
Chase Robinson, a passenger on the train, thought a fistfight had broken out and tried to break it up.
Two Florida men in their 50s got into a fistfight over paying the bill at the fast-food eatery in Jacksonville over Memorial Day weekend, deputies said, according to a News 104.5-WOKV report.
There are fistfights in alleys and more extensive episodes of combat, during which Diana makes use of her aunt’s training, traditional Amazon weapons (notably a glowing piece of rope called the Lasso of Truth) and her own unique abilities.
The guards had been had been breaking up a fistfight between two inmates when they were overwhelmed in an exercise yard teeming with several hundred high-security inmates.
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FISTFIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fistfight for English Language Learners
: a fight in which people hit each other with their fists
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