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war·ri·or

 (wôr′ē-ər, wŏr′-)
n.
1. One who is engaged in or experienced in battle.
2. One who is engaged aggressively or energetically in an activity, cause, or conflict: neighborhood warriors fighting against developers.

[Middle English werreour, from Old North French werreieur, from werreier, to make war, from werre, war; see war.]

warrior

(ˈwɒrɪə)
n
(Military)
a. a person engaged in, experienced in, or devoted to war
b. (as modifier): a warrior nation.
[C13: from Old Northern French werreieor, from werre war]

war•ri•or

(ˈwɔr i ər, ˈwɔr yər, ˈwɒr i ər, ˈwɒr yər)

n.
1. a person engaged or experienced in warfare; soldier.
2. a person who has shown great vigor, courage, or aggressiveness, as in politics.
[1250–1300; Middle English werreieor < Old North French, =werrei(er) to war1 + -eor -or2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warrior - someone engaged in or experienced in warfare
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
brave - a North American Indian warrior
centurion - (ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers
Crusader - a warrior who engages in a holy war; "the Crusaders tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims"
guerilla, guerrilla, irregular, insurgent - a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
samurai - a Japanese warrior who was a member of the feudal military aristocracy

warrior

noun soldier, combatant, fighter, gladiator, champion, brave, trooper, military man, fighting man, man-at-arms the 13th century warrior, Genghis Khan

warrior

noun
One who engages in a combat or struggle:
Translations
مُحارِب، جُنْدي
krigerkriger-
taistelija
her-/stríîsmaîur
bojevnik

warrior

[ˈwɒrɪəʳ] Nguerrero/a m/f

warrior

[ˈwɒriər] nguerrier/ière m/f

warrior

nKrieger(in) m(f)

warrior

[ˈwɒrɪəʳ] nguerriero/a

war

(woː) noun
(an) armed struggle, especially between nations. Their leader has declared war on Britain; The larger army will win the war; the horrors of war; (also adjective) He is guilty of war crimes.
verbpast tense, past participle warred
to fight. The two countries have been warring constantly for generations.
ˈwarlike adjective
(negative unwarlike) fond of, or likely to begin, war. a warlike nation.
ˈwarrior (ˈwo-) noun
a soldier or skilled fighting man, especially in primitive societies. The chief of the tribe called his warriors together; (also adjective) a warrior prince.
war correspondent
a newspaper reporter who writes articles on a war especially from the scene of fighting.
ˈwar-cryplural ˈwar-cries noun
a shout used in battle as an encouragement to the soldiers. `For king and country' was the war-cry of the troops as they faced the enemy.
ˈwar-dance noun
a dance performed by the people of some primitive societies before going to war.
ˈwarfare noun
fighting, as in a war. He refused to fight, because he has religious objections to warfare.
ˈwarhead noun
the explosive section of a missile, torpedo etc. nuclear warheads.
ˈwarhorse noun
a horse used in battle.
ˈwarlord noun
a very powerful military leader.
ˈwarmonger noun
a person who encourages war(s), often for personal reasons.
ˈwarpaint noun
paint applied to the face etc by the people of some primitive societies before going into battle.
ˈwarship noun
a ship used in war or defence.
ˈwartime noun
the time during which a country, a people etc is at war. There is a great deal of hardship and misery in wartime; (also adjective) a wartime economy.
war of nerves
a war, contest etc in which each side tries to win by making the other nervous, eg by bluff, rather than by actually fighting. That game of chess was a war of nerves.
References in classic literature ?
In the honour given to rulers, in the abstinence of the warrior class from agriculture, handicrafts, and trade in general, in the institution of common meals, and in the attention paid to gymnastics and military training--in all these respects this State will resemble the former.
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"He remains in police custody." Samurai were hereditary warrior class in feudal Japan.
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In the Philippines, the term 'Maharlika' is used to refer to the feudal warrior class in ancient Tagalog society in Luzon.
It was however,consolidated and formalised in the 12th Century with the rise of the professional warrior class.
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The samurai were the warrior class, and had been the de facto rulers of Japan since the 12th century.