Green’s Dictionary of Slang

fist n.

SE in slang uses

Pertaining to violence

In compounds

fist-burger (n.)

[1970s] (US) a punch.

fist city (n.) (also duke city, fist holler) [SE fist/ duke n.3 (2) + -city sfx/SE hollow; an imaginary place where quarrels are settled with the fists]

[1930s+] (US) a fist fight.

fist junction (n.)

[1970s+] (US black) that point in a confrontation when a physical fight takes over from mere words.

fist oil (n.)

[mid-18C] (US) physical violence, to be administered by the fists.

In phrases

fist up (v.)

[1990s+] to clench one’s fingers into a fist, preparatory to fighting or hitting.

General uses

In compounds

In phrases

fist in (v.)

[1990s+] to interrupt.

fist it (v.)

1. [19C] of a woman, to caress a man’s penis.

2. [mid–late 19C] (Aus./N.Z.) to eat with one’s hands.

fist one’s mister (v.)

[20C+] to masturbate.