Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fighter

3 senses of fighter

Sense 1
combatant, battler, belligerent, fighter, scrapper -- (someone who fights (or is fighting))
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 2
fighter, fighter aircraft, attack aircraft -- (a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air)
       => airplane, aeroplane, plane -- (an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane")
       => warplane, military plane -- (an aircraft designed and used for combat)

Sense 3
champion, fighter, hero, paladin -- (someone who fights for a cause)
       => defender, guardian, protector, shielder -- (a person who cares for persons or property)

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