Definition of fight back phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fight back

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

fight back

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fight back against somebody

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fight back against something

 
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to resist strongly or attack somebody who has attacked you Don't let them bully you. Fight back! It is time to fight back against street crime.

fight back something

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fight down something

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fight something back

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fight something down

 
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to try hard not to do or show something, especially not to show your feelings I was fighting back the tears. He fought down his disgust.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fight back