verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for fist
SROs “say that students stop and chat with them, ask for advice, do a fist bump, talk about sports … so we wanted to make sure we added a definition.”Alexandria City Public Schools approves revisions to contract with police|Hannah Natanson|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
They twice used a Taser and repeatedly punched the man, who allegedly struck back with his fists and feet and snatched one of their police radios.How Cops Who Use Force and Even Kill Can Hide Their Names From the Public|by Kenny Jacoby, USA Today and Ryan Gabrielson, ProPublica|October 29, 2020|ProPublica
He’d installed an arcade machine at the rear and we’d lean over the screen and cuss all week, late to getting home, pumping our fists and sticking coins between the buttons to book the next play.
Alankar believes a haymaker is bunching its fist and could strike at any time.The biggest economic threat facing the next administration: A weak dollar|Shawn Tully|October 11, 2020|Fortune
The disturbingly wealthy have launched rockets over streets filled with people in cloth masks raising their fists and demanding justice, while SWAT teams dispense surveillance drones and teargas.Solarpunk Is Growing a Gorgeous New World in the Cracks of the Old One|Carin Ism|September 6, 2020|Singularity Hub
The former believed in the role of the state as a provider, while the latter favored an iron fist approach to governance.
Last year he lunged at me with his fist and threatened to kill me again.I Was Pregnant When He Hit Me. Here's #WhyIStayed.|Anonymous|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Doctor Strange, Iron Fist, Black Panther and The Runaways are other projects on the horizon.Fear of a Minority Superhero: Marvel's Obsession with White Guys Saving the World|Marlow Stern|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He grabbed a fist full of hair in one take, and we were pretty banged up by the end of it.Patricia Arquette Uncut: Drunken Mischief with Johnny Depp, ‘True Romance’ Crush, and ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So, I haul off and belt him, two or three times, with my fist.
He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Aristide picked it up and began to dance and shake his fist at the invisible police.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
She took to staring out across the grounds again, and one hand drew up slowly till it was doubled into a tight-shut little fist.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
There was a picture of Madame Lebrun with Robert as a baby, seated in her lap, a round-faced infant with a fist in his mouth.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Once again, the strong, black fist was clinched in the approaching monster's face.A Lost Hero|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward and Herbert D. Ward
British Dictionary definitions for fist
Word Origin for fist
Idioms and Phrases with fist
see hand over fist.