from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who fights, such as a soldier or boxer.
  • noun A fast, maneuverable combat aircraft used to engage enemy aircraft.
  • noun A pugnacious, unyielding, or determined person.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who fights; a combatant; especially, one who is disposed to fight, or who fights well.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who fights; a combatant; a warrior.
  • noun A boxer; a pugilist.
  • noun A person with the determination and will to persist through great difficulty to achieve a goal; one with the courage to fight and resist an opponent, and to struggle with all one's powers.
  • noun (Mil.) A military aircraft designed to seek out and destroy enemy aircraft; it is usually smaller and more maneuvarable than aircraft designed specifically for bombing. However, hybrid fighter-bomber aircraft that perform both functions also are used.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who fights, a combatant.
  • noun A warrior; fighting soldier.
  • noun A pugnacious, competitive person.
  • noun A class of fixed-wing aircraft whose primary purpose is that of shooting down other aircraft. Some of these (Fighter-Attack or Attack aircraft) also have a secondary purpose of attacking ground targets.
  • noun A boxer or participant in any martial art.
  • noun video games A game with a focus on physical combat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who fights for a cause
  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
  • noun a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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  • "Cause it makes me that much stronger

    Makes me work a little bit harder

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    So thanks for making me a fighter

    Made me learn a little bit faster

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    So thanks for making me a fighter"

    July 31, 2007