6 days ago hand over fist definition: If you make or lose money hand over fist, you make or lose a lot of money very quickly. Learn more.
Hand over fist is a term that comes from the nautical world. It is an idiom, which is a word, group of words or phrase that has a figurative meaning that is not easily.
Related to earlier hand over hand, this phrase originally referred to a speedy method of climbing up or hauling on a rope. hand over fist (not comparable).