a person whose style of fistfighting was learned in the streets, as opposed to a trained or proficient boxer.
a person who deals with others in an aggressive, cunning manner.
- street-fighting, noun, adjective
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How to use street fighter in a sentence
The scene ends with a street fighter-like battle between Captain America and a mercenary.How ‘Captain America’ Almost Got It Right but Ended Up Being a Dud | Sujay Kumar | April 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In Sarkozy, the French have an over-the-top, frenetic (and neurotic) political street fighter.
Instead the French have an over-the-top, frenetic (and neurotic) political street fighter.
Hands down, chin protruded, he advanced on his opponent with the slow, insidious movement of the street fighter.Nights in London | Thomas Burke