Translation of fisticuffs in Spanish:

fisticuffs

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪstɪkʌfs/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • [dated/anticuado] (+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural) puñetazos (masculine plural) [colloquial/familiar], tortazos (masculine plural) [colloquial/familiar]

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