What does fighter mean?

Definitions for fighter
ˈfaɪ tərfight·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. combatant, battler, belligerent, fighter, scrappernoun

    someone who fights (or is fighting)

  2. fighter, fighter aircraft, attack aircraftnoun

    a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air

  3. champion, fighter, hero, paladinnoun

    someone who fights for a cause

GCIDE

  1. Fighternoun

    A boxer; a pugilist.

  2. Fighternoun

    A person with the determination and will to persist through great difficulty to achieve a goal; one with the courage to fight and resist an opponent, and to struggle with all one's powers.

  3. Fighternoun

    (Mil.) A military aircraft designed to seek out and destroy enemy aircraft; it is usually smaller and more maneuvarable than aircraft designed specifically for bombing. However, hybrid fighter-bomber aircraft that perform both functions also are used.

Wiktionary

  1. fighternoun

    A person who fights, a combatant.

  2. fighternoun

    A warrior; fighting soldier.

  3. fighternoun

    A pugnacious, competitive person.

  4. fighternoun

    A class of fixed-wing aircraft whose primary purpose is that of shooting down other aircraft. Some of these (Fighter-Attack or Attack aircraft) also have a secondary purpose of attacking ground targets.

  5. fighternoun

    A boxer or participant in any martial art.

  6. fighternoun

    A game with a focus on physical combat.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fighternoun

    Warriour; duellist.

    Etymology: from fight.

    I will return again into the house, and desire some conduct of the lady: I am no fighter. William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night.

    O, ’tis the coldest youth upon a charge,
    The most deliberate fighter! John Dryden, All for Love.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fighternoun

    one who fights; a combatant; a warrior

  2. Etymology: [AS. feohtere.]

Freebase

  1. Fighter

    The fighter is one of the standard playable character classes in the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. A fighter is a versatile, weapons-oriented warrior who fights using skill, strategy and tactics. Fighter is a generic and broad class; individual fighters have diverse backgrounds and different styles. Bodyguards, adventurers, former soldiers, invading bandit kings, or master swordsmen are all fighters, yet they come from all walks of life and backgrounds and often find themselves on very different alignments, goals, and sides in a conflict. In the 4th edition, Fighters are Martial Defenders. Other martial oriented character classes include the warlord, ranger, and rogue. Other defenders include the paladin.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. fighter

    One who fights; a combatant; a warrior.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fighter' in Nouns Frequency: #2066

Anagrams for fighter »

  1. freight

  2. refight

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fighter in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fighter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of fighter in a Sentence

  1. Dean Cheng:

    We know at least one, possibly two, of these islands; they are preparing to build airstrips … they look like they are being prepared to allow them to base fighter aircraft or military helicopters out there.

  2. Freddie Roach:

    He's in way over his head this time, Manny's really on top of his game right now and he's looking really good. He can't wait to get in the ring with this guy and show the world he's a better fighter.

  3. Air Force:

    It's been said you don't really have a fighter until you can actually hit a target and we crossed that threshold with the first air-to-air weapon delivery of an AIM-9X.

  4. Corbin Trent:

    There was a real excitement to the campaign she ran. She seemed like she was going to be a progressive stalwart and a new kind of progressive fighter in the Senate.

  5. Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby:

    The secretary also had a chance to discuss with Minister Blaszczak the proposal to send MiG-29 fighter aircraft to Ukraine and, specifically, the notion of doing so by a way of transfer to U.S. custody, secretary Austin thanked the minister for Poland’s willingness to continue to look for ways to assist Ukraine, but he stressed that we do not support the transfer of additional fighter aircraft to the Ukrainian air force at this time and therefore have no desire to see them in our custody either.

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