Definition of warrior in English:


Line breaks: war|rior
Pronunciation: /ˈwɒrɪə


1(Especially in former times) a brave or experienced soldier or fighter: [as modifier]: the warrior heroes of ancient Greece
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  • The kings would go out surrounded by leopards and legions of warriors.
  • Our soldiers must be warriors who understand Army Values and can work as part of a team.
  • The report spoke with great seriousness of the value of women as soldiers, warriors.
2 (also warrior pose) Any of a number of standing poses in yoga in which the legs are held apart and the arms are stretched outwards: I really love the warrior pose—it makes me feel centred and strong
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  • Poses like sun salutation and warrior are held for a length of time as each posture works related areas of the body.
  • The half moon pose and the warrior and star position also help in shedding the extra pounds.
  • Alex tried to slowly rotate her body into a warrior yoga pose, but her legs began to tremble, her arms started flailing and she landed with a splash in the pool.


Middle English: from Old Northern French werreior, variant of Old French guerreior, from guerreier 'make war', from guerre 'war'.

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