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A fight with the bare fists.


(ˈfɪstfaɪt) or

fist fight

a fight in which people hit each other with their fists



a fight using bare fists.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fistfight - a fight with bare fistsfistfight - a fight with bare fists    
fighting, combat, fight, scrap - the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
punch-up - a fistfight; "the quarrel ended in a punch-up"
Verb1.fistfight - fight with the fists; "The man wanted to fist-fight"
fight, struggle, contend - be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"


A physical conflict involving two or more:
Slang: rumble.


fist fight [ˈfɪstfaɪt] npugilat m, bagarre f à coups de poing


[ˈfɪstˌfaɪt] nscazzottata
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