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[ fis-tee-an-uh, -ah-nuh ]
/ ˌfɪs tiˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə /

noun Informal.

the sport or world of boxing: one of fistiana's most colorful characters.

Nearby words

fist, fist bump, fist pump, fistfight, fistful, fistiana, fistic, fisticuff, fisticuffs, fistmele, fistnote

Origin of fistiana

First recorded in 1830–40; fisti(cuff) + -ana Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for fistiana

  • When the nations are disarmed, Ireland will take first place, for in fistiana she is supreme.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 1 of 14|Elbert Hubbard
  • Mr. Ditto had grown out of a clerkship at Gus Neihiem's cigar-store into the realm of fistiana.

    Sundry Accounts|Irvin S. Cobb