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fighter  

1    fighting man, man-at-arms, soldier, warrior  
2    boxer, bruiser     (informal)   prize fighter, pugilist  
3    antagonist, battler, belligerent, combatant, contender, contestant, disputant, militant  
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fighter  

  ( fighters    plural  )
1       n-count   A fighter or a fighter plane is a fast military aircraft that is used for destroying other aircraft.  
2       n-count   If you describe someone as a fighter, you approve of them because they continue trying to achieve things in spite of great difficulties or opposition.,   (approval)    From the start it was clear this tiny girl was a real fighter.     
3       n-count   A fighter is a person who physically fights another person, especially a professional boxer.  
...a tough little street fighter.     
4   
    fire fighter  
    freedom fighter  
    prize fighter  


freedom fighter        ( freedom fighters    plural  ) If you refer to someone as a freedom fighter, you mean that they belong to a group that is trying to change the government of their country using violent methods, and you agree with or approve of this.      n-count  
  (approval)   
prize fighter        ( prize fighters    plural  ) , prizefighter   A prize fighter is a boxer who fights to win money.      n-count  

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See also:

fight, frighten, filter, finger

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