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street fighter

or street-fighter

noun
1.
a person whose style of fistfighting was learned in the streets, as opposed to a trained or proficient boxer.
2.
a person who deals with others in an aggressive, cunning manner.
Related forms
street-fighting, noun, adjective
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  • Hands down, chin protruded, he advanced on his opponent with the slow, insidious movement of the street fighter.

    Nights in London

    Thomas Burke

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