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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahy-ter]
    • /ˈfaɪ tər/
    • /ˈfaɪ.tər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahy-ter]
    • /ˈfaɪ tər/

Definitions of fighter word

  • noun fighter a boxer; pugilist. 1
  • noun fighter Military. an aircraft designed to seek out and destroy enemy aircraft in the air and to protect bomber aircraft. 1
  • noun fighter a person who fights, struggles, resists, etc. 1
  • noun fighter a person with the will, courage, determination, ability, or disposition to fight, struggle, resist, etc. 1
  • noun fighter an animal, as a dog, trained to fight or having the disposition to fight. 1
  • noun fighter A person or animal that fights, especially as a soldier or a boxer. 1

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Origin of fighter

First appearance:

before 1000
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1000; Middle English; Old English fēohtere. See fight, -er1

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fighter


fighter popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fighter usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fighter

noun fighter

  • warrior — a person engaged or experienced in warfare; soldier.
  • champion — A champion is someone who has won the first prize in a competition, contest, or fight.
  • mercenary — working or acting merely for money or other reward; venal.
  • assailant — Someone's assailant is a person who has physically attacked them.
  • militant — vigorously active and aggressive, especially in support of a cause: militant reformers.

Antonyms for fighter

noun fighter

  • peacemaker — a person, group, or nation that tries to make peace, especially by reconciling parties who disagree, quarrel, or fight.

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