Definition of 'fist'
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The iron fist is a thing of the past. The Sun (2017)He knows we are making a good fist of things in the Premier League. The Sun (2017)He is considered within his moral rights to run at the pitcher with fists flying. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the circumstances he made a pretty good fist of things. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You would have to say that they make a fairly decent fist of it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Crack the garlic with your fist and flake away the skin. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The defendant began punching her with clenched fists to her back and head area. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Was he nervous of the big clunking fist? Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are losing money hand over fist. The Sun (2010)He pounded his fist against the palm of his open hand. The Sun (2016)He thumped his little fists on the table. Somewhere East of Life (1994)Make a fist and hold for ten seconds. The Sun (2008)You have to make a fist of it and be successful and we have been. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He made a decent fist of a firsttime shot but it trundled harmlessly past the post. The Sun (2009)The clenched fist behind the back said it all. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Facts are deployed with the famous clunking fist. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nobody denied the company was losing money hand over fist. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These are iron fists in the softest of cashmere gloves. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The sound when a gloved fist makes contact with a human jaw is quite unlike any other. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You could have hours of fun getting the nuances just right but the default modes make a good fist of it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It will get it moving all right - with fists flying. The Sun (2012)I hold a fist to my mouth to stop myself from vomiting. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'fist'
British English: fist /fɪst/ NOUN
You refer to someone's hand as their fist when they have bent their fingers towards their palm.
He shook his fist at me.
- American English: fist
- Arabic: قَبْضَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: punho
- Chinese: 拳头
- Croatian: šaka
- Czech: pěst
- Danish: næve
- Dutch: vuist
- European Spanish: puño
- Finnish: nyrkki
- French: poing
- German: Faust
- Greek: γροθιά
- Italian: pugno
- Japanese: 握りこぶし
- Korean: 주먹
- Norwegian: knyttneve
- Polish: pięść
- European Portuguese: punho
- Romanian: pumn
- Russian: кулак
- Spanish: puño
- Swedish: näve
- Thai: กำปั้น
- Turkish: yumruk
- Ukrainian: кулак
- Vietnamese: nắm đấm
Definition of fist from the Collins English Dictionary
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