two-fisted


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two-fist·ed

(to͞o′fĭs′tĭd)
adj.
1. Using or held by both hands: a two-fisted backhand stroke in tennis.
2. Informal Characterized by vigor, roughness, or aggression: two-fisted frontier justice.

two-fisted

adj
US strong, tough, and vigorous: a hard-drinking two-fisted hunter.

two′-fist′ed



adj.
1. ready for or inclined to physical combat.
2. strong and vigorous.
[1765–75, Amer.]
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two-fisted

adjective
Informal. Indulging in drink to an excessive degree:
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two-fisted

[ˌtuːˈfɪstɪd] ADJ (US) → fortachón, chicarrón
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As poor a two-fisted thing as ever I saw, you know you was.
It ain't going to be any half-way beating, but a real, two-legged, two-fisted, he-man beating.
To tell the truth, Phineas had been a hearty, two-fisted backwoodsman, a vigorous hunter, and a dead shot at a buck; but, having wooed a pretty Quakeress, had been moved by the power of her charms to join the society in his neighborhood; and though he was an honest, sober, and efficient member, and nothing particular could be alleged against him, yet the more spiritual among them could not but discern an exceeding lack of savor in his developments.
Critique: Connoisseurs of hard-boiled detective fiction have a two-fisted surprise in store
What 'clicked' with the viewing masses were the film series' street-smart, ornery 'antics and romantics' of the young lead characters, who kept getting in and out of two-fisted trouble with other, envious barkadas.
An inswinging free-kick from the former Southampton attacker then brought a two-fisted save from Sociedad keeper Tono Ramirez, who wasn't taking any chances even though the ball was fired straight at him.
The latest addition to the outstanding University of Oklahoma Press series 'American Indian Literature and Critical Studies', "Chenoo: A Novel" by Abenaki writer, poet, and storyteller Joseph Bruchac is the story of Jacob Neptune, a wise-cracking, two-fisted Penacook private investigator with a checkered past, lives in upstate New York, some four hundred miles from his tribal community on Abenaki Island.
To fill the void, I just call them "crossovers" or "2Fistol" (for a two-fisted pistol).
The station packs a two-fisted punch, utilizing digital multi-streaming to bring both CBS and Fox programming into the market.
It is just not macho, and I suppose that is it, the John Wayne factor; the two-fisted Duke would never have resorted to anything so low down as a bite or a spit, or cheating by feigning being shot or punched when he hadn't been touched.
He dominated the final round, firing off two-fisted combinations and barely taking a punch in reply.
It is all pretty predictable stuff, but Trejo cuts a suitably mean-and-moody two-fisted figure and his mano-a-mano fights with hulking Euro villain Kruger (Voges) give the film a brutal edge.