warrior[wôr′yər, -ē ər]
A modern warrior.
- The definition of a warrior is a person experienced in conflict or battle.
- An example of a warrior is a soldier.
- An example of a warrior is a person who is actively involved in stopping neighborhood drug problems; a neighborhood warrior.
a person taking part or experienced in conflict, esp. war; soldier
Origin of warriorMiddle English werreour ; from Norman French ; from werrier, to make war ; from werre, war
- One who is engaged in or experienced in battle.
- One who is engaged aggressively or energetically in an activity, cause, or conflict: neighborhood warriors fighting against developers.
Origin of warriorMiddle English werreour, from Old North French werreieur, from werreier, to make war, from werre, war; see war.
From Middle English werreour, from Anglo-Norman *warrier Old French guerreier (“fighter, combattant"), from Late Latin guerra (“war")