Meaning of two-fisted in English:


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informal North American
  • Tough, aggressive, or vigorous.

    • ‘a two-fisted drinking man’
    • ‘He was such a big man: it looked like he was trying to get drunk, the two-fisted way he was drinking.’
    • ‘Lyd's from the two-fisted school of private detectives - two-fisted shooting, drinking, fighting, you name it.’
    • ‘The page is forthright in its views and in the two-fisted way it expresses them.’
    • ‘I do actually agree with the underlying aim of the article - two-fisted opposition to the EU and to Britain's subjugation by it.’
    • ‘If you talk like a Texan, you are a two-fisted he-man who knows life's hardships and are ready to scrap at a moment's notice.’
    • ‘Although ‘Biff ‘leaves much to be desired as Spillane's two-fisted hero, the film looks even better today than it did in 1953.’’
    • ‘Martin also enjoyed Edwards' creation of a ‘larger-than-life, Hunter S. Thompson-type, two-fisted, hard-drinking persona.’’
    • ‘Longshoremen have a rep for being heavy-drinking, two-fisted tough guys.’
    • ‘He's been described as a ‘transcendent singer and two-fisted gutter poet’, notorious for his drug and alcohol-fuelled excesses.’
    • ‘We want a two-fisted God who comes up like thunder, and we are offended by one who puts himself/herself at our mercy and who now and then looks a lot like our Uncle Fred.’
    • ‘Jonny Quest's brand of two-fisted action draws from all of these themes, updated with a strong undercurrent of cold war science.’
    • ‘Expect two-fisted thrillers from Jeffery Deaver and Dale Brown.’
    • ‘They don't make 'em like this two-fisted rough-and-tumble war series anymore.’
    honest, frank, candid, open, truthful, sincere, on the level, honest-to-goodness