Definition of Ironfisted

1. a. Closefisted; stingy; mean.



Definition of Ironfisted

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of iron-fisted) ¹

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Definition of Ironfisted

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ironfisted

iron tree
iron vitriol
ironable
ironbark
ironbark tree
ironbarks
ironbound
ironclad
ironclads
irone
ironed
ironed out
ironer
ironers
irones
ironfisted (current term)
ironhanded
ironheads
ironhearted
ironic
ironic cool
ironical
ironically
ironicalness
ironicalnesses
ironick
ironier
ironies
ironiest
ironing

Literary usage of Ironfisted

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1. Educational Reform and Administrative Development: The Cases of Colombia and by E. Mark Hanson (1986)
"... caudillo was replaced by the despotic, ironfisted rule of the professional soldier. Rule by military professionals meant increased regimentation and ..."

2. The Protestant: A Scrap-book for Insurgents by Burris Jenkins (1918)
"If he prays at all it is to such an ironfisted god that the unscrupulous business captain must pray, no matter to what nation he may belong. ..."

3. The Multilateral Development Banks: Increasing U. S. Exports and Creating U by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Notably, Tito's 35 years of ironfisted rule proved incapable of preventing the outbreak of ethnic violence. ..."

4. Educational Reform and Administrative Development: The Cases of Colombia and by E. Mark Hanson (1986)
"... caudillo was replaced by the despotic, ironfisted rule of the professional soldier. Rule by military professionals meant increased regimentation and ..."

5. The Protestant: A Scrap-book for Insurgents by Burris Jenkins (1918)
"If he prays at all it is to such an ironfisted god that the unscrupulous business captain must pray, no matter to what nation he may belong. ..."

6. The Multilateral Development Banks: Increasing U. S. Exports and Creating U by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Notably, Tito's 35 years of ironfisted rule proved incapable of preventing the outbreak of ethnic violence. ..."

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