Translation of fighter in Spanish:

fighter

Pronunciation: /ˈfaɪtər; ˈfaɪtə(r)/

n

  • 1 (person) luchador, -dora (m,f); (boxer) boxeador (m), púgil (m), pugilista (m) she's a born fighter es una luchadora nata
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    • Boxing has been through periods when it seems all the top fighters are ducking each other, but this isn't one of those periods.
    • The fighters are grappling on the floor, tearing at each other, screaming abuse and growling like animals.
    • The former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world has more often been termed not a boxer, but a fighter.
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    • She knew how easy it would be for him to just die right then and there, but she also knew he was a determined fighter.
    • I'm quite a fighter but when depression hits it is really, really difficult.
    • I am sure he is enjoying this season more than last season because Michael is a fighter, and fighters need competition.
  • 2 (plane) [Aviat] [Mil] caza (m), avión (m) de combate (before n) fighter pilot piloto (m) de caza
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    • However, it was the fighter aircraft that was to really suffer from this policy.
    • Similarly, the commander of a fighter squadron must be a credible fighter pilot.
    • It had the most advanced fighter and bomber aircraft and the best trained crews.

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