Synonyms

1. fisticuffs

noun. ['ˈfɪstɪˌkəfs'] a fight with bare fists.

Synonyms

  • scrap
  • slugfest
  • fighting
  • punch-up
  • fight
  • fistfight

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Words that Rhyme with Fisticuffs

  • dyestuffs
  • earmuffs
  • earmuffs
  • foodstuffs
  • handcuffs

Example sentences of the word fisticuffs


1. Noun, plural
Sometimes dogs engage in canine fisticuffs because of dominance, fear or something similar.

2. fisticuffs

noun. ['ˈfɪstɪˌkəfs'] fighting with the fists.

Synonyms

  • contact sport
  • boxing
  • sparring
  • in-fighting
  • fight
  • rope-a-dope
  • spar
  • professional boxing

Antonyms

  • defend
  • surrender
  • nonoperational
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