Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of fistfight.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fistfight.

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Examples

  • The over-the-top arguments usually ending in fistfights, not to mention the various gags at the expense of occult lore, so vital to the novels 'likability, were nowhere to be found.

    Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • If there’s enough intergroup tension and angst that they get in fistfights amongst themselves, readers may start to wonder why the members stick around (particularly if they have a normal, contented life to return to).

    Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » How to do super-acronyms like SHIELD or FLAG

  • The only reason the law doesn’t start fistfights is because since everybody does it, its M.A.D. for both sides to bring it up.

    Think Progress » DeLay’s Risky Business

  • That 100-to-1 kill ratio is probably less than what you get in fistfights.

    Matthew Yglesias » Gaza in Context

  •   When Betty's stomach grew and her thin ankles swelled, she and Tom abandoned their fast dances for slow tunes where they held each other with an intentness and devotion that blinded them to our inebriated ruckus, the crash of mugs dropped from clumsy fingers, the last call fistfights that had the rest of us clambering onto our seats for a better view.

    In the Jukebox Light

  • When Betty's stomach grew and her thin ankles swelled, she and Tom abandoned their fast dances for slow tunes where they held each other with an intentness and devotion that blinded them to our inebriated ruckus, the crash of mugs dropped from clumsy fingers, the last call fistfights that had the rest of us clambering onto our seats for a better view.

    In the Jukebox Light

  • Other than a few fistfights, which is to be expected in Williams Lake on a Friday and Saturday night, the worst incident occurred when a drunk driver stopped his vehicle atop a fan in a sleeping bag.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • "The events leading up to this past weekend were the culmination of childish fistfights, meaningless exchanging of words, wasted court proceedings, and even more seriously, a stabbing incident in which I am convinced Mr. Reed was intent on ending my life," said the Cunnyngham's son, David.

    10News.com - Local News

  • The second result is what is found in Irish American bars all over the country: Guinness on tap, sports on television, and more fistfights than dancing on the dance floor.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Disputes have occasionally erupted into fistfights between clergymen.

    Religious politics foil fire exit at Holy Sepulcher

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