two-fisted

adjective
two-fist·​ed | \ ˈtü-ˈfi-stəd How to pronounce two-fisted (audio) \

Definition of two-fisted

: marked by vigorous often virile energy : hard-hitting two-fisted journalism

First Known Use of two-fisted

1774, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of two-fisted was in 1774

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“Two-fisted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/two-fisted. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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