noun as in person engaged in hostile encounter
Three years ago, Republican Guard soldiers came into the hills and killed a cleric accused of hosting Jundullah fighters.
In Mosul, foreign fighters have left, the city is flooded with refugees and supply routes are cut off.
Such large sheets are common in Kobani, meant to protect fighters and civilians from the ever gazing eyes of ISIS snipers.
But that makes the Ismael brothers no less proud of the resistance that they and other fellow fighters have put up.
But neither had ever thought before that they were destined to become fighters.
They are sometimes obstinate and are desperate fighters, squealing and neighing on all occasions.
The men composing the regiment were fighters, but in their tactics differed little from the guerrillas.
We were near a hundred and fifty young Zerv fighters, and perhaps as many women and old men and children.
Ive seen a lot of booze-fighters, and helped tuck some of them underground, but I never saw any rum hound just like this guy.
These fighters for freedom seemed to know defeat only as a foundation upon which to build victory.
On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fighters, such as: warrior, champion, mercenary, assailant, militant, and soldier.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.