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fistic

[fis-tik] /ˈfɪs tɪk/
adjective
1.
of boxing; pugilistic:
fistic heroes.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; fist1 + -ic
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Examples from the web for fistic
  • Big puncher vs skilled boxer is usually a potent formula for fistic fireworks.
  • There is a lot to learn about the sweet science if you want to be a part of the fistic world.
  • So a fistic encounter between two officers was not to be missed under any consideration.
British Dictionary definitions for fistic

fistic

/ˈfɪstɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to fisticuffs or boxing
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Word Origin and History for fistic
adj.

1806, from fist (n.) + -ic. Historically not considered proper English.

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