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Definition 1: a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for fighter in the sense of this definition

(fighter is a kind of ...) an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets

"the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"

(fighter is a kind of ...) an aircraft designed and used for combat

(... is a kind of fighter ) a fast maneuverable fighter plane designed to intercept enemy aircraft

(... is a kind of fighter ) a fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II

(... is a kind of fighter ) a fighter that is difficult to detect by radar; is built for precise targeting and uses laser-guided bombs

(fighter belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 2: someone who fights (or is fighting) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for fighter in the sense of this definition

(fighter is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of fighter ) a combatant who is able to defeat rivals

(... is a kind of fighter ) someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing

(... is a kind of fighter ) someone who skirmishes (e.g., as a member of a scouting party)

(... is a kind of fighter ) a fighter who batters the opponent

"Jack Dempsey was called a mauler"

(... is a kind of fighter ) someone who is a very fierce fighter

(... is a kind of fighter ) an attacker who gouges out the antagonist's eye

(... is a kind of fighter ) (ancient Rome) a professional combatant or a captive who entertained the public by engaging in mortal combat

(... is a kind of fighter ) someone skilled at fencing

(... is a kind of fighter ) a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head

(... is a kind of fighter ) a fighter (especially one who participates in brawls)

(... is a kind of fighter ) someone who fights with his fists for sport

(... is a kind of fighter ) a fighter who holds out against attack

(... is a kind of fighter ) combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground

Definition 3: someone who fights for a cause - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for fighter in the sense of this definition

(fighter is a kind of ...) a person who cares for persons or property

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