Definition of fighting noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfaɪtɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfaɪtɪŋ//
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  1. 1the activity of being involved in a battle against an enemy Fighting broke out in three districts of the city last night. The island was the scene of heavy fighting during World War II.
  2. 2a physical struggle with somebody outbreaks of street fighting
  3. 3the activity of taking part in a boxing match prize fighting (= matches for money)
  4. 4fighting (for/against something) the activity of trying very hard to get something or achieve something years of fighting against the policy
  5. 5an argument or arguments with somebody about something He hated all the fighting at home.