verb (used with object)
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Origin of fist1
Words nearby fist
Definition for fist (2 of 2)
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
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
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.
The policeman, now yelling and shaking his fist, started to exit his pillbox and walk toward me.
He listened to her thoughtfully, his chin resting on his fist.Christie Finally Finds a Crowd That Doesn’t Care About Bridgegate|Olivia Nuzzi|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Carlaw sighed, and stretched out his hand toward his sister; showed his teeth in a fierce grin, and shook a fist at her.The Idol of The Blind|Tom Gallon
"And I'll see you d——d first," retorted Harry, doubling his fist.Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals|William H. Armstrong
Bambrick knocked one over with a blow of his fist, and the other was easily managed.Marmaduke Merry|William H. G. Kingston
The car I was on instantly lost speed, and there on the other platform, a hundred feet away, was Stagers shaking his fist at me.The Autobiography of a Quack And The Case Of George Dedlow|S. Weir Mitchell
And the hand of the Chief Ranger, hanging lax at his side, suddenly balled into a fist.Voodoo Planet|Andre Norton
British Dictionary definitions for fist
Word Origin for fist
Idioms and Phrases with fist
see hand over fist.