Examples of fighter in a Sentence
the debate whether more fighters are needed to bring order to that war-torn country
a program at the community center for training local youths as fighters
Recent Examples of fighter from the Web
Israel, backed by Egypt, has maintained a blockade on Gaza, saying the measure is needed to prevent the group from smuggling weapons and fighters.
Its marketing campaigns involve depicting the personal stories of its fighters.
The company is ramping up production of its F-35 fighter jet to fill an increasing number of orders from the U.S. military and foreign allies.
The fire fighters found a good quantity of water available, enabling them to save the main portion of the house, after the kitchen had been sprayed with oil and badly charred.
Both fighters made their weight during Friday's weigh-in.
Belgium is the Western country with the highest per-capita flow of fighters to ISIS in Syria.
Being a top-notch UFC fighter isn't just about throwing the perfect jab or uppercut.
The U.S. Air Force is finalizing technology requirements for a new fighter jet to enter service sometime in the 2030s.
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First Known Use of fighter
Synonymsdogface, soldier, legionary, legionnaire, man-at-arms, regular, serviceman, trooper, warrior
Related Wordsservicewoman; carabineer (or carabinier), cavalier, cavalryman, cuirassier, dragoon; doughboy, footman, foot soldier, grunt, infantryman; commando, raider; jarhead [slang], marine, ranger; artilleryman, cannoneer, gunner, mortarman, musketeer, rifleman; archer, crossbowman; lancer, pikeman, spearman; Confederate, Continental, Federal, GI, guardsman, militiaman, minuteman; counterguerrilla (also counterguerilla), guerrilla (or guerilla), irregular, paramilitary, partisan (also partizan); combatant, noncombatant; lifer, veteran, warhorse; conscript, draftee, enrollee, recruit; reservist; champion, knight; digger [chiefly Australian & New Zealand], gallowglass, gendarme
FIGHTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fighter for English Language Learners
: a warrior or soldier
: someone who does not give up : someone who continues fighting or trying
: a fast airplane that has weapons for destroying enemy aircraft
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