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English noun: fighter

1. fighter (person) someone who fights (or is fighting)


Synonymsbattler, belligerent, combatant, scrapper


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Narrower (hyponym)boxer, brawler, butter, defender, fencer, gamecock, gladiator, gouger, grappler, hell-kite, hell-rooster, master, matman, mauler, pugilist, skirmisher, street fighter, superior, swordsman, tough, victor, withstander, wrestler

2. fighter (artifact) a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air


Synonymsattack aircraft, fighter aircraft


Broader (hypernym)aeroplane, airplane, military plane, plane, warplane


Narrower (hyponym)interceptor, kamikaze, stealth fighter


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

3. fighter (person) someone who fights for a cause


Synonymschampion, hero, paladin


Broader (hypernym)defender, guardian, protector, shielder









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