two-fisted

[ too-fis-tid ]
/ ˈtuˈfɪs tɪd /

adjective

ready for or inclined to physical combat.
strong and vigorous.

Nearby words

  1. two-cycle,
  2. two-dimensional,
  3. two-edged,
  4. two-faced,
  5. two-family house,
  6. two-fold,
  7. two-four,
  8. two-four time,
  9. two-glass test,
  10. two-handed

Origin of two-fisted

An Americanism dating back to 1765–75; two + fist1 + -ed3

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British Dictionary definitions for two-fisted

two-fisted

adjective

US strong, tough, and vigorousa hard-drinking two-fisted hunter
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