fistfight

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v fistfight fight with the fists "The man wanted to fist-fight"
    • n fistfight a fight with bare fists
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Usage

In literature:

The Czechs engaged in bruising internal verbal fistfights.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
He could almost hear the noise, the screeching of brakes, the fistfights, the shouts, the blatting of horns.
"Bear Trap" by Alan Edward Nourse
Suddenly a fistfight erupted between two members of the Assembly, one for and the other opposing the monarchy.
"Caribbee" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Earlier this year, Bechard punched Thistle 's visibility upward with a fistfight at a cooking competition, declaring himself incensed at the presence of an Iowa-bred pig instead of the local variety.
A troubled boy who'd threatened our fourth-grade teacher to a fistfight.
In Roseville, California, dispute over women's undergarments at Victoria's Secret leads to massive fistfight drawing spectators of both genders.
Halle Berry's ex-boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry, was taken to a hospital and then arrested after a fistfight with the actress' current fiance, Olivier Martinez.
Halle Berry 's ex-boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry, was taken to a hospital and then arrested after a fistfight with the actress' current fiancé, Olivier Martinez.
If so, check the story from Milwaukee about a guy in a clown suit who was running in and out of traffic and the fistfight/wrestling match he got into with a police officer.
For all the fury and fistfights outside the Lansing Capitol, what happened in Michigan last week was a simple accommodation to reality.
WASHINGTON — For all the fury and fistfights outside the Lansing Capitol, what happened in Michigan this week was a simple accommodation to reality.
For all the fury and fistfights outside the Lansing Capitol, what happened in Michigan this week was a simple accommodation to reality.
An Air Force bomb technician and member of President Obama's security detail escaped charges after being accused of groping a local high school teacher and then getting in a fistfight with the manager of an Edgartown restaurant last summer.
Halle Berry's ex-boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry, was taken to a hospital and then arrested after a fistfight with the actress' current fiancé, Olivier Martinez.
The agreement came one week after the fierce fistfight between Aubry and Berry's fiance Olivier Martinez.
Berry's ex, fiance had fistfight in driveway.
Ingeniously simple yet deceptively intricate, this French police thriller abounds in post–Woo/Tarantino action tropes: the usual galloping gun battles, quirky hoods, absurdly protracted fistfights, and triple-dealing policemen.
I missed the Ann Coulter-Bill Maher bout this past March – when a fistfight broke out at the Wang Theatre – but I imagine the mix resembled last night's crowd at the James Carville-Karl Rove smackdown.
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