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synonyms for fisticuffs

On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fisticuffs, such as: boxing, encounter, and fight.

How to use fisticuffs in a sentence

  • After a particularly egregious infraction—drunken fisticuffs, for instance—she could banish a customer entirely.

  • Eastside High is not the kind of place, if you come from Bergen County, New Jersey, where you want to start fisticuffs, OK?

    MSNBC's Earliest Star | Lloyd Grove | July 21, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • It had been many years since anybody on the Wabash had dared Deacon Klegg to a match in fisticuffs.

  • He engaged it wildly at fisticuffs; pounded it upon the countenance and drove it away.

    Ramsey Milholland | Booth Tarkington
  • Gus leaped up, forgetting the fright after his last fisticuffs.

    Radio Boys Loyalty | Wayne Whipple
  • Some gaming and some drinking, while on the forecastle two men were settling a dispute at fisticuffs.

    Richard Carvel, Complete | Winston Churchill
  • But the other dropped at the interruption, turned upon Turnbull and began a battering bout of fisticuffs.

    The Ball and The Cross | G.K. Chesterton

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