[ fis-ti-kuhf ]
/ ˈfɪs tɪˌkʌf /


a cuff or blow with the fist.
fisticuffs, combat with the fists.

verb (used with or without object)

to strike or fight with the fists.

Origin of fisticuff

1595–1605; earlier fisty cuff. See fist1, -y1, cuff2
Related formsfist·i·cuff·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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