Definitions

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  • adj. Noted for it's fist-like quality

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the fists or to pugilism; fistic.
  • n. A dialectal variant of fist.

Etymologies

fist +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Note also that whilst his eyes are covered, he may find that his other senses become heightened, so be careful not to touch him, even gently, on the face, lest it feel to him like a powerful fisty assault.

    You are the Ref: Mick McCarthy, Wolves

  • It was when she shook hands with him and lacerated her tender skin in the fisty grip of his rope-calloused palms.

    CHAPTER V

  • They made a real pudding out of this starry veck, going crack crack crack at him with the fisty rookers, tearing his platties off and then finishing up by booting his nagoy plott

    Where's the show?

  • We could viddy each other's flushed litsos and the shaking of fisty rookers, and there was a lot of creeching and cursing.

    Where's the show?

  • All this time this devotchka, his loving and faithful wife, just stood like froze by the fireplace, and then she started letting out little malenky creeches, like in time to the like music of old Dim's fisty work.

    Where's the show?

  • – They'd study fisty-cuffs I believe, if they did, says I, for she hates him like poison; and there's no great love lost between them. '

    Camilla

  • Or may she gets into fisty cuffs with the kids in the playground over cars like a little Miss I cohabit with....

    back to work...

  • Olternatiblee, Ai oenlee waer mai LBD wen Ai is standin in teh bar, holdin a martoonee in a ellygunt manner, lukking seksy an so fisty caytid.

    Day 2: - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • They have among themselves a sewing society to make clothes for the poor, which holds meetings, passes resolutions, never comes to fisty-cuffs or bowie-knives as sane assemblies have been known to do elsewhere; and conducts all its proceedings with the greatest decorum.

    American Notes for General Circulation

  • “Coal Hole,” where, to the edification of the public, he engages in a fisty combat with a notorious boxer.

    The Paris Sketch Book

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