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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fist]
    • /fɪst/
    • /fɪ.stɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fist]
    • /fɪst/

Definitions of fisted word

  • noun fisted Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. a small mongrel dog, especially one that is ill-tempered; cur; mutt. 1
  • verb with object fisted to make (one's hand) into a fist. 1
  • verb with object fisted to grasp in the fist. 1
  • verb without object fisted South Midland U.S. to prance or strut about: Look at him feist around in his new clothes. 1
  • noun fisted Simple past tense and past participle of fist. 1
  • adjective fisted (in combination) Having some specific type of fist. 0

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Origin of fisted

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English; Old English fȳst; cognate with German Faust fist; perhaps akin to five

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Parts of speech for Fisted


fisted popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for fisted

noun fisted

  • bunched — a connected group; cluster: a bunch of grapes.
  • wadded — a small mass, lump, or ball of anything: a wad of paper; a wad of tobacco.
  • handed — of, belonging to, using, or used by the hand.
  • pawed — the foot of an animal having claws.
  • knuckled — a joint of a finger, especially one of the articulations of a metacarpal with a phalanx.

Antonyms for fisted

noun fisted

  • released — to free from confinement, bondage, obligation, pain, etc.; let go: to release a prisoner; to release someone from a debt.

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