fistic

[ fis-tik ]
/ ˈfɪs tɪk /
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adjective

of boxing; pugilistic: fistic heroes.

Nearby words

  1. fist bump,
  2. fist pump,
  3. fistfight,
  4. fistful,
  5. fistiana,
  6. fisticuff,
  7. fisticuffs,
  8. fistmele,
  9. fistnote,
  10. fistula

Origin of fistic

First recorded in 1800–10; fist1 + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for fistic

fistic

/ (ˈfɪstɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to fisticuffs or boxing
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Word Origin and History for fistic

fistic

adj.

1806, from fist (n.) + -ic. Historically not considered proper English.

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