HyperDic: fighter

English > 3 senses of the word fighter:
NOUNperson fighter, combatant, battler, belligerent, scrappersomeone who fights (or is fighting)
artifactfighter, fighter aircraft, attack aircrafta high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy / enemy aircraft in the air
person fighter, champion, hero, paladinsomeone who fights / fights for a cause
fighter > pronunciation
Soundsfay'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > fighter: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who fights (or is fighting).
Synonymscombatant, battler, belligerent, scrapper
Narrowerboxer, pugilistsomeone who fights with his fists for sport
brawlerA fighter (especially one who participates in brawls)
butterA fighter who strikes the opponent with his head
defender, withstanderA fighter who holds out against attack
fencer, swordsmansomeone skilled at fencing
gladiator(ancient Rome) a professional combatant or a captive who entertained the public by engaging in mortal combat
gougerAn attacker who gouges out the antagonist's eye
hell-kite, hell-rooster, gamecocksomeone who is a very fierce fighter
maulerA fighter who batters the opponent / opponent
skirmishersomeone who skirmishes (e.g., as a member of a scouting party)
street fighter, toughsomeone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
victor, master, superiorA combatant who is able to defeat rivals
wrestler, grappler, matmancombatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishbatallador, beligerante, combatiente, guerrero, luchador
Catalanbatallador, bel·ligerant, combatent, guerrer, lluitador
Verbsfightbe engaged in a fight
fightfight against or resist strongly
English > fighter: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy / enemy aircraft in the air.
Synonymsfighter aircraft, attack aircraft
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
NarrowerinterceptorA fast maneuverable fighter plane designed to intercept enemy / enemy aircraft
kamikazeA fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II
stealth fighterA fighter that is difficult to detect by radar
Broaderairplane, aeroplane, planeAn aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
warplane, military planeAn aircraft designed and used for combat
Spanishcazabombardero, caza
Catalancaça bombarder, caça
Verbsfightbe engaged in a fight
fightfight against or resist strongly
English > fighter: 3 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone who fights / fights for a cause.
Synonymschampion, hero, paladin
Broaderdefender, guardian, protector, shielderA person who cares for persons or property
Spanishhéroe, luchador, paladín, paladino
Catalanheroi, lluitador, paladí, paladín
Verbsfightexert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person

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