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fisticuffs

synonym (synonym of fisticuffs)

hypernym (fisticuffs IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a fight with bare fists (noun.act)
    the act of fighting; any contest or struggle (noun.act)
     
  • fighting with the fists (noun.act)
    a sport that necessarily involves body contact between opposing players (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF fisticuffs relation)

  • a fight with bare fists (noun.act)
    a fistfight (noun.act)
     
  • fighting with the fists (noun.act)
    boxing for money (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    boxing at close quarters (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a boxing or wrestling match (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a boxing tactic: pretending to be trapped against the ropes while your opponent wears himself out throwing punches (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from fisticuffs)

  • a fight with bare fists (noun.act)
    fight with the fists (verb.competition)
     
  • fighting with the fists (noun.act)
    someone who fights with his fists for sport (noun.person)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    engage in a boxing match (verb.contact)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    of or relating to pugilism or pugilists (adj.pert)
     

domain member category (.... is a member category of fisticuffs domain)

  • (noun.act)
    (boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (boxing) a blow with the fist (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    equipment used in boxing (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    boxing equipment consisting of big and padded coverings for the fists of the fighters; worn for the sport of boxing (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a square ring where boxers fight (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    (especially boxing) equipment that protects an athlete's mouth (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.event)
    (boxing) a victory won on points when no knockout has occurred (noun.event)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    declare the loser (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    be counted out; remain down while the referee counts to ten (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hit with a hook (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move (one's fist) (verb.motion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    disregarding the rules (from the notion of an illegal low blow in boxing) (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain member category fistfight slugfest boxing pugilism contact sport combat fight fighting professional boxing in-fighting fight rope-a-dope spar sparring boxer pugilist box pugilistic fistfight clinch biff sidestep boxing equipment boxing glove glove

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