Definition of 'fighter'
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Fighter jets had earlier roared over the capital in a show of force. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The fighter jets that come in low for a second strike to kill rescue workers will for a time be grounded. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has an unmanned turret, radar used in fighter jets and an armoured capsule for crew. The Sun (2016)The ageing flotilla included fighter jets aboard carrier Admiral Kuznetsov. The Sun (2016)It is the reason men still drive trucks and fighter planes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And tens of thousands of opposition fighters have survived this brutal war to pursue that goal. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The battalion would send scouts to check whether there were armed fighters in the targeted village. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He cancelled expensive procurement programmes for fighter planes and aircraft carriers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In reality it was a massively subsidised way of training pilots without putting them in banned fighter aircraft. Spitfire Women of World War II (2007)He voiced concern about when new joint strike fighter aircraft would be delivered and how much they would cost. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The city has become a major centre for foreign fighters since rebels seized large areas last July. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Tomorrow they need to be street fighters, too. The Sun (2016)Envy Foreign fighters are green with envy. The Sun (2009)It's a naked street fighter with a bold attitude and performance figures to match. The Sun (2008)The people are well used to seeing him in action, such as flying a fighter plane. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But it's also a street fighter with a fair bit of attitude. The Sun (2007)So they've bought themselves a fighter plane. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It means merely a place ashore from which our fighter and supply aircraft can both take-off and land. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003) Opposition fighters claimed to be in control of almost all of the capital barely 24 hours after they entered the city. Times, Sunday Times (2011)According to a senior western official, it wanted to know that the only people left would be armed opposition fighters. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I've no idea how fast we were going but it felt like a jet fighter taking off. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The Taleban with their foreign fighters are doing the same in southern Afghanistan. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This story is about the funny results you get - rather like these - when you put lots more power into jet fighters. Plane Speaking - a personal view of aviation history (1991)I will be remembered as the No 1 fighter and dominant boxer of my age. The Sun (2008)Rather than enable the rebels to topple the Damascus regime, the presence of radical foreign fighters has undermined the legitimacy of the entire revolution. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: fighter NOUN
A fighter is a fast military aircraft that is used for destroying other aircraft.
I was confident that I was flying the best fighter in the world.
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