noun, war·rior often attributive \ˈwr-yər, ˈwr-ē-ər, ˈwär-ē- also ˈwär-yər\

: a person who fights in battles and is known for having courage and skill

Full Definition of WARRIOR

:  a man engaged or experienced in warfare; broadly :  a person engaged in some struggle or conflict <poverty warriors>

Examples of WARRIOR

  1. a proud and brave warrior
  2. <a program of tough training and discipline that turns untried civilians into warriors>

Origin of WARRIOR

Middle English werreour, from Anglo-French *werreier, guerreier, from warreier, guerreier to wage war, from werre war — more at war
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with WARRIOR

WARRIOR Defined for Kids


noun war·rior \ˈwr-yər, ˈwr-ē-ər\

Definition of WARRIOR for Kids

:  a person who is or has been in warfare


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