verb (used with or without object)
Related formsfist·i·cuff·er, noun
Examples from the Web for fisticuffs
If you had an argument with man that escalated to fisticuffs you set your weapons aside.
The sport is decaying, and fisticuffs (far more degrading work) are ousting it altogether.Perlycross|R. D. Blackmore
Immediately he became the most notorious barber in the Five Towns, on account of his gab and his fisticuffs.The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories|Arnold Bennett
Reasons are as plentiful as blackberries; and, like fisticuffs, they serve impartially with all sides.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition|Robert Louis Stevenson