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fighter

Noun

1 someone who fights (or is fighting) [syn: combatant, battler, belligerent, scrapper]
2 a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air [syn: fighter aircraft, attack aircraft]
3 someone who fights for a cause [syn: champion, hero, paladin]

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Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A person who fights.
  2. A warrior.
  3. 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.

Translations

person who fights
Guerrero, Combatiente
warrior
aircraft

Extensive Definition

Fighter may refer to:
fighter in German: Fighter
fighter in French: Fighter
fighter in Japanese: ファイター

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