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
    More 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.
    More 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.
  • 2 (plane) [Aviat] [Mil] caza (m), avión (m) de combate (before n) fighter pilot piloto (m) de caza
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Definition of fighter in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.