Meaning of fighter

fight•er

Pronunciation: (fī'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a boxer; pugilist.
  2. an aircraft designed to seek out and destroy enemy aircraft in the air and to protect bomber aircraft.
  3. a person who fights, struggles, resists, etc.
  4. a person with the will, courage, determination, ability, or disposition to fight, struggle, resist, etc.
  5. an animal, as a dog, trained to fight or having the disposition to fight.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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