fisty

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fist +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

fisty (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Involving the fists; pugilistic.
    • 1857, Ben Asaph, The Moriad: Or, End of the Jewish State, page 196:
      As when, at some low Bacchanalian feast,
      His drunken votaries, for a trifling jest
      Or ancient grudge, two staggering clowns begin
      A fisty fight, fools from all sides rush in:
      They pull, they rend, they shout []