Warrior definition

wôrē-ər, wŏr-
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One who is engaged aggressively or energetically in an activity, cause, or conflict.

Neighborhood warriors fighting against developers.

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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.

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One who is engaged in or experienced in battle.
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A person who is actively engaged in battle, conflict or warfare; a soldier or combatant.
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A person taking part or experienced in conflict, esp. in battle.
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(figuratively) A person who is aggressively, courageously, or energetically involved in an activity, such as athletics.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
warrior
Plural:
warriors

Origin of warrior

  • Middle English werreour from Old North French werreieur from werreier to make war from werre war war

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English werreour, from Anglo-Norman *warrier Old French guerreier (“fighter, combattant"), from Late Latin guerra (“war")

    From Wiktionary