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fighter

Pronunciation: /ˈfaɪtər; ˈfaɪtə(r)/

Translation of fighter in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (person) luchador, (masculine, feminine); (boxer) boxeador (masculine), púgil (masculine), pugilista (masculine) she's a born fighter es una luchadora nata
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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