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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 ?
Just before it was effected, and at the precise moment that Ponta was ready with his own body to receive the snuggling in of Joe's body, Joe drew back slightly and drove with his fists at his opponent's unprotected stomach.
The victory, according to modern custom, was like to be decided by numbers, when, on a sudden, a fourth pair of fists appeared in the battle, and immediately paid their compliments to the parson; and the owner of them at the same time crying out, "Are not you ashamed, and be d--n'd to you, to fall two of you upon one?
But fists were landing on faces the whole length of the car.
One matter connected with his management sometimes worried Nicholas, and that was his quick temper together with his old hussar habit of making free use of his fists.
His big fists were clenching and unclenching, and his face was positively fiendish, so malignantly did he look at Johnson.
Vainly the judges and watchers begged, pleaded, yelled, and swung with their fists.
A sob which Mordaunt could not repress burst from his throat and his livid face became suffused with blood; he clenched his fists, sweat covered his face, his hair, like Hamlet's, stood on end, and racked with fury he cried out:
The woman screamed and shook her fists before her husband's eyes.
But they lack fists: their fingers do not know how to creep behind fists.
Judge Witberg backed away in alarm before the menacing fists of the other.
In the darkness of her own room she clenched her fists and glared about.
Philip heard discussions about it at the Frau Professor's long table, and at these Professor Erlin lost his wonted calm: he beat the table with his fist, and drowned all opposition with the roar of his fine deep voice.