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Definition of fighter noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fighter

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈfaɪt̮ər//
     
     
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  1. 1(also fighter plane) a fast military plane designed to attack other aircraft a jet fighter a fighter pilot fighter bases
  2. 2a person who fights see also firefighter, freedom fighter,
  3. 3(approving) a person who does not give up hope or admit that they are defeated
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: fighter