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fist

 (fĭst)
n.
1. The hand closed tightly with the fingers bent against the palm.
2. Informal A grasp; a clutch: had a fortune in their fists and let it go.
tr.v. fist·ed, fist·ing, fists
1. To clench into a fist.
2. To grasp with the fist.
3. Vulgar To insert the hand into the rectum or vagina of (someone) as a means of sexual stimulation.

[Middle English, from Old English fȳst; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.]

fist

(fɪst)
n
1. a hand with the fingers clenched into the palm, as for hitting
2. Also called: fistful the quantity that can be held in a fist or hand
3. an informal word for hand, index9
vb
(tr) to hit with the fist
[Old English fӯst; related to Old Frisian fest, Old Saxon, Old High German fūst; see five]

fist

(fɪst)

n.
1. the hand closed tightly with the fingers doubled into the palm.
v.t.
3. to clench into a fist.
4. to grasp in the fist.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English fȳst]

fist


Past participle: fisted
Gerund: fisting

Imperative
fist
fist
Present
I fist
you fist
he/she/it fists
we fist
you fist
they fist
Preterite
I fisted
you fisted
he/she/it fisted
we fisted
you fisted
they fisted
Present Continuous
I am fisting
you are fisting
he/she/it is fisting
we are fisting
you are fisting
they are fisting
Present Perfect
I have fisted
you have fisted
he/she/it has fisted
we have fisted
you have fisted
they have fisted
Past Continuous
I was fisting
you were fisting
he/she/it was fisting
we were fisting
you were fisting
they were fisting
Past Perfect
I had fisted
you had fisted
he/she/it had fisted
we had fisted
you had fisted
they had fisted
Future
I will fist
you will fist
he/she/it will fist
we will fist
you will fist
they will fist
Future Perfect
I will have fisted
you will have fisted
he/she/it will have fisted
we will have fisted
you will have fisted
they will have fisted
Future Continuous
I will be fisting
you will be fisting
he/she/it will be fisting
we will be fisting
you will be fisting
they will be fisting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fisting
you have been fisting
he/she/it has been fisting
we have been fisting
you have been fisting
they have been fisting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fisting
you will have been fisting
he/she/it will have been fisting
we will have been fisting
you will have been fisting
they will have been fisting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fisting
you had been fisting
he/she/it had been fisting
we had been fisting
you had been fisting
they had been fisting
Conditional
I would fist
you would fist
he/she/it would fist
we would fist
you would fist
they would fist
Past Conditional
I would have fisted
you would have fisted
he/she/it would have fisted
we would have fisted
you would have fisted
they would have fisted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fist - a hand with the fingers clenched in the palm (as for hitting)fist - a hand with the fingers clenched in the palm (as for hitting)
hand, manus, mitt, paw - the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt"
Translations
قَبْضَةقَبْضَة اليَد
puny
pěst
næve
nyrkki
poingfister
šaka
ököl
hnefi
握りこぶし
주먹
pugnus
kumštis
dūre
pest
näve
กำปั้น
nắm đấm

fist

[fɪst]
A. Npuño m
he banged his fist on the tabledio un puñetazo en la mesa
to shake one's fist at sbamenazar con el puño a algn
to make a poor fist of sthhacer algo mal
see also clench
B. CPD fist fight Npelea f a puñetazos

fist

[ˈfɪst] npoing m
to shake one's fist at sb → menacer qn du poing
to rule with an iron fist (= despotically) → gouverner d'une main de fer

fist

nFaust f; to put one’s fists updie Fäuste hochnehmen, in (Box)kampfstellung gehen

fist

[fɪst] npugno
to shake one's fist (at sb) → minacciare (qn) con il pugno

fist

(fist) noun
a tightly closed hand. He shook his fist at me in anger.

fist

قَبْضَة pěst næve Faust γροθιά puño nyrkki poing šaka pugno 握りこぶし 주먹 vuist knyttneve pięść punho кулак näve กำปั้น yumruk nắm đấm 拳头

fist

n. puño;
v.
to make a ___cerrar el ___.

fist

n puño; Make a fist..Cierre el puño.
References in classic literature ?
That's the boy, see him kick, he hits out with his fists like a good one.
When he talked to George Willard, Wing Bid- dlebaum closed his fists and beat with them upon a table or on the walls of his house.
cried Koku, and his voice was a roar while he beat on his mighty chest with his huge fists.
They had only their hard fists to batter at the world with.
Tots as they were, they pulled together and stood their ground in childish battles with doubled fists and uplifted voices, which usually prevailed against the other mother-tots.
Each time, Marija would emit a howl and fly at them, shaking her fists in their faces, stamping upon the floor, purple and incoherent with rage.
And then, you know, I could imagine the baby goo- gooing something out in reply, with its fists in its mouth and itself stretched across its mother's lap on its back, and she a-laughing and admiring and worship- ing, and now and then tickling under the baby's chin to set it cackling, and then maybe throwing in a word of answer to me herself -- and so on and so on -- well, don't you know, I could sit there in the cave with my pen, and keep it up, that way, by the hour with them.
By and by one of these rises painfully, and "stretches"--stretches fists and body heavenward till she raises her heels from the floor, at the same time refreshing herself with a yawn of such comprehensiveness that the bulk of her face disappears behind her upper lip and one is able to see how she is constructed inside--then she slowly closes her cavern, brings down her fists and her heels, comes languidly forward, contemplates you contemptuously, draws you a glass of hot water and sets it down where you can get it by reaching for it.
I made fast and laid down under Jim's nose on the raft, and began to gap, and stretch my fists out against Jim, and says:
Presently the confusion took form, and through the fog of battle Tom appeared, seated astride the new boy, and pounding him with his fists.
I fell, and with this they all ran upon me, and fell to beating me with their fists.
Each had enough decorum to suspend further hostilities: Heathcliff placed his fists, out of temptation, in his pockets; Mrs.