see also: Warrior
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈwɔɹiɚ/, /ˈwɔɹjɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈwɒɹɪə/
  • (NYC) IPA: /ˈwɑɹiə(ɹ)/, /ˈwɑɹjə(ɹ)/

warrior (plural warriors)

  1. A person who is actively engaged in battle, conflict or warfare; a soldier or combatant.
    • 1879, R[ichard] J[efferies], chapter II, in The Amateur Poacher, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., […], OCLC 752825175 ↗:
      Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. […]. Ikey the blacksmith had forged us a spearhead after a sketch from a picture of a Greek warrior; and a rake-handle served as a shaft.
  2. (figuratively) A person who is aggressively, courageously, or energetically involved in an activity, such as athletics.
Related terms Translations Translations
  • Russian: во́ин

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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