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
The federal government sent troops this month to retake disputed areas that Kurdish Peshmerga fighters had seized in 2014 after Islamic State routed Iraqi forces, including the oil-rich city of Kirkuk.
Iraq’s prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, said Kurdish fighters had lured the Iraqi military into an ambush in one clash.
The Pentagon emphasized that this was the farthest point north that any U.S. fighter or bomber has flown in this century.
Background: Amateur MMA fighter dies in Louisville after losing match After a series of punches from Muse, officials called the fight just two minutes into the second round.
In a combat situation with U.S. and enemy fighters flying towards one another, FMR gives the U.S. pilots a choice.
The Air Force is planning to relocate the majority of its F-16 fighters headquartered at Homestead Air Reserve Base south of Miami, said Col.
Both fighters are more than happy to make this seem like a real fight, not a con job, and everyone is weirdly playing along.
Muay Thai fighting differs from other types of boxing in that fighters wear boxing gloves and fight barefoot.
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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
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