Definition: Meaning of, fighter in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈfʌɪtə /

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fighter fighters
  1. also fighter plane/aircraft/jet a small fast military plane that can destroy other planes
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  2. someone who fights, especially as a sport
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  3. someone who keeps trying to achieve something in difficult situations
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fighter used in phrases

  • fighter aircraft (noun)
    1. military a high-speed military or naval aeroplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air
  • fighter pilot (noun)
    1. military a military or naval pilot of fighter planes
  • fighter plane (noun)
    1. military an armed aircraft designed for destroying other aircraft
  • fighter-bomber (noun)
    1. a military aircraft designed to operate in combined roles of attacking enemy aircraft and bombing targets; usually faster and more manoeuvrable than a traditional bomber
  • forest fire fighter (noun)
    1. an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest, park or protected natural area
  • freedom fighter (noun)
    1. someone who fights in a war against an unfair or dishonest government, army etc [↪  guerrilla, terrorist]
  • stealth fighter (noun)
    1. a fighter that is difficult to detect by radar; is built for precise targeting and uses laser-guided bombs
  • street fighter (noun)
    1. a contestant who is very aggressive and willing to use underhand methods
    2. someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
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