fist | meaning of fist in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English | LDOCE - a fist for a fist

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fist meaning, definition, what is fist: the hand when it is tightly closed, so t: Learn more.

To make or clench a fist is to fold the fingers tightly into the center of the palm and then to clamp the thumb over the middle phalanges; in contrast to this "closed".

The raised fist, or the clenched fist, is a symbol of solidarity and support. It is also used as a salute to express unity, strength, defiance, or resistance.

What does fist mean? fist is defined by the lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries as A person's hand when the fingers are bent in towards the palm and held.