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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wawr-ee-er, wawr-yer, wor-ee-er, wor-yer]
    • /ˈwɔr i ər, ˈwɔr yər, ˈwɒr i ər, ˈwɒr yər/
    • /ˈwɒr.i.ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawr-ee-er, wawr-yer, wor-ee-er, wor-yer]
    • /ˈwɔr i ər, ˈwɔr yər, ˈwɒr i ər, ˈwɒr yər/

Definitions of warrior word

  • noun warrior a person engaged or experienced in warfare; soldier. 1
  • noun warrior a person who shows or has shown great vigor, courage, or aggressiveness, as in politics or athletics. 1
  • noun warrior (esp. in former times) A brave or experienced soldier or fighter. 1
  • noun warrior in war 1
  • noun warrior sb who fights for a cause 1
  • countable noun warrior A warrior is a fighter or soldier, especially one in former times who was very brave and experienced in fighting. 0

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Origin of warrior

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
1250-1300; Middle English werreieor < Old North French, equivalent to werrei(er) to war1 + -eor -or2

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Warrior


warrior popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 92% 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".

warrior usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for warrior

noun warrior

  • soldier — a person who serves in an army; a person engaged in military service.
  • fighter — a boxer; pugilist.
  • combatant — A combatant is a person, group, or country that takes part in the fighting in a war.
  • trooper — a horse-cavalry soldier.
  • champion — A champion is someone who has won the first prize in a competition, contest, or fight.

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