Fist definition

fĭst
(vulgar) To insert the hand into the rectum or vagina of (someone) as a means of sexual stimulation.
verb
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A hand with the fingers closed tightly into the palm, as for hitting; clenched hand.
noun
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To hit with the fist.
verb
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(informal) A grasp; a clutch.

Had a fortune in their fists and let it go.

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The hand closed tightly with the fingers bent against the palm.
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Fist is defined as your hand when you bunch up your fingers so they touch your palm.

When you have balled up your fingers as you are about to punch someone, this is an example of a fist.

noun
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To grasp with the fist.
verb
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To grasp or handle.
verb
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(printing) A sign () used to direct special attention to something.
noun
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A hand.
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The grasp.
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To clench into a fist.
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make a good fist of
  • to make or be a good (or poor, etc.) attempt or effort at
    A biography that makes a good fist of a complicated life.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fist
Plural:
fists

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

make a good fist of

Origin of fist

  • Middle English from Old English fȳst penkwe in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition