fisticuffs fisticuffs  /ˈfɪ stɪ ˌkəfs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a fight with bare fists
  2. (n) fighting with the fists

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Its sword-wielding characters preferred fencing to fisticuffs.
  2. That was the end of it: no fisticuffs on the field, no rioting in the stands.
  3. Bond occasionally engaged in fisticuffs with a brigand, but that was just a different kind of workout.

News

  1. Is this the end of hockey fights?

    The NHL may tighten restrictions on in-game fisticuffs, but it'll face stern resistance from violence-loving fans        
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Salon.com

  2. Fisticuffs video slot is knockout success

    (PRESS RELEASE) -- Net Entertainment is pulling no punches with its Fisticuffs online video slot that’s sure to prove a real hit with players. Set in the early 1900s, at a time when boxing was for gentlemen, Fisticuffs features a pair of fighters on the reels ready for action.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Rolling Good Times

  3. Gaming N ews

    (PRESS RELEASE) -- Net Entertainment is pulling no punches with its Fisticuffs online video slot that’s sure to prove a real hit with players. Set in the early 1900s, at a time when boxing was for gentlemen, Fisticuffs features a pair of fighters on the reels ready for action.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Casino City Times

Quotes

  1. "We're not warranting whether or not there'll be fisticuffs," Bettman said. "But there will be a competition that has all of the intensity and emotion and passion and skill that our game has."
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Gary Bettman Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I could look at a guy cross-eyed and he could charge me with something for looking at him wrong. No fisticuffs occurred, or anything, to my knowledge. I am going to wait until I find out all the facts before I make any kind of judgment,"...
    on Sep 5, 2007 By: Romeo Crennel Source: USA Today

  3. "That seems to me to be to be a natural progression in a democratic society," Perry said. "People are feeling comfortable about expressing their opinion and what have you, so I was pretty excited about a little fisticuffs, a little protest."
    on Dec 1, 2006 By: Rick Perry Source: International Herald Tribune

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