- [noun] someone who fights (or is fighting)
Synonyms: combatant, battler, fighter, scrapper
- [adjective] characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight; "aggressive acts against another country"; "a belligerent tone"
- [adjective] engaged in war; "belligerent (or warring) nations"; "a fighting war"
Synonyms: fighting, militant, war-ridden, warring
hell-kite, hell-rooster, gamecock
street fighter, tough
victor, master, superior
wrestler, grappler, matman