street fighter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n street fighter someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
    • n street fighter a contestant who is very aggressive and willing to use underhand methods
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Usage

In literature:

The Marshal, he said, was clearly no street-fighter.
"Vittoria, Complete" by George Meredith
A reformed prize-fighter had once told Van Bibber that there were six rules to observe in a street fight.
"Van Bibber and Others" by Richard Harding Davis
He tried to defend himself, of course, but those two boys had fought many a battle in the street and were fighters from way back.
"Halsey & Co." by H. K. Shackleford
As the coach passed the vicinity of Campana Street the bull-fighters saw a great crowd flourishing clubs and heard them shouting.
"The Blood of the Arena" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
A WASP street fighter.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

This email subject couldn't be addressing THE Street Fighter franchise, could it.
Inside Street Fighter IV's Nostalgic Allure.
SAN FRANCISCO — Nostalgia can be a disappointing thing, says the producer of Street Fighter IV.
' Street Fighter ' packs Hyde Park punch.
An early film version of ' Street Fighter ' was released in 1994.
Street Fighter X Tekken' reminds us of that bathtub scene in Billy Madison when Adam Sandler pits a bottle of shampoo and conditioner in a deathmatch.
A Yakuza street fighter shows off his tattoo in Shinjuku, Tokyo.
New Update for Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition.
The PlayStation Vita is home to some pretty serious fighting games like Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 (UMvC3) and Street Fighter X Tekken.
With the addition of popular brands like Street Fighter, Mega Man and Ace Attorney, fans now have even more options to customize their favorite Capcom video game icons on a wide variety of products offered by Zazzle.
There was a time, after all, when Pac-Man had his own TV show, at least four video game characters had breakfast cereals , and Jean-Claude Van Damme at the peak of his fame wanted nothing more than to play a character from "Street Fighter.".
Jean-Claude Van Damme confirms affair with 'Street Fighter' co-star Kylie Minogue.
Mega Man and Pac-Man confirmed as Sony exclusives for Street Fighter X Tekken.
A "Street Fighter"/" Mega Man" mashup you can play and own for free.
The trailer for Street Fighter IV.
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