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1. fighter

noun. ['ˈfaɪtɝ'] someone who fights (or is fighting).

Synonyms

  • soul
  • mauler
  • superior
  • hell-rooster
  • belligerent
  • combatant
  • victor
  • gladiator
  • wrestler
  • street fighter
  • gouger
  • individual
  • boxer
  • mortal
  • skirmisher
  • brawler
  • tough
  • gamecock
  • person
  • butter
  • defender
  • scrapper
  • fencer
  • grappler
  • battler
  • pugilist
  • master
  • hell-kite
  • matman
  • swordsman
  • withstander
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan
  • leader

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fight (English)
  • feoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Fighter

  • overnighter
  • whiter
  • slyter
  • sluyter
  • schreiter
  • schneiter
  • kreiter
  • brighter
  • zeiter
  • writer
  • tighter
  • seitter
  • seiter
  • riter
  • righter
  • reitter
  • reiter
  • pitre
  • nighter
  • mitre
  • miter
  • lyter
  • lighter
  • leiter
  • deiter
  • biter
  • beiter

Example sentences of the word fighter


1. Noun, singular or mass
Feet set the punches, and fast feet carry the fighter in and out of range.

Quotes containing the word fighter


1. We never had books at home, but my dad, seeing how keen I was to read, took me to Islington Library when I was about eight and we pulled out two - a Biggles and a science fiction novel. I never got the ace fighter pilot but fell in love with all things to do with the future and space. Isaac Asimov soon became my guiding star.
- Gary Kemp

2. It's hard not to be a fighter when you're constantly under siege.
- Cassandra Duffy

2. fighter

noun. ['ˈfaɪtɝ'] a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air.

Synonyms

  • kamikaze
  • aeroplane
  • military plane
  • interceptor
  • fighter aircraft
  • attack aircraft
  • plane
  • airplane
  • warplane

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fight (English)
  • feoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. fighter

noun. ['ˈfaɪtɝ'] someone who fights for a cause.

Synonyms

  • champion
  • defender
  • guardian
  • hero
  • paladin
  • protector

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fight (English)
  • feoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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